Skip to comments.Kentucky judge upholds same-sex amendment
Posted on 05/26/2005 10:18:51 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A judge on Thursday upheld the state's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages, saying it was properly presented to voters last fall.
As required by the state constitution, the amendment dealt with a single subject and properly informed voters of what it meant, Franklin County Circuit Judge Roger Crittenden wrote.
Opponents seeking to invalidate the amendment claimed it would reach much farther than a simple ban on same-sex marriages. They maintained domestic partnerships and other agreements between straight and gay couples could also be at risk.
Kentucky was one of 11 states that changed their constitutions last fall to outlaw same-sex marriages.
Kentuckians voted by nearly 3-to-1 in favor of the amendment defining marriage as being limited to one man and one woman. It also prohibited unmarried people from ever obtaining "legal status identical to or similar to marriage."
imagine that.....a judge respecting a legal vote of "the people".
As Ann Coulter repeatedly says, wherever they put it to a vote by the people, gay marriage is a huge and overwhelming loser.
(Denny Crane: "Sometimes you can only look for answers from God and failing that... and Fox News".)
Call Harry Reid! Call Ted Kennedy! This judge is an extremist! An 'extraordinary circumstance'! How could he make a rationally based decision without inserting his own desires and ignoring the will of the unwashed masses?!?
God bless 'im.
BTTT.....sheesh! About time.
My Old Kentucky Homo.
marriage is marriage and anything else isn't. Good job Judge Crittenden.
Before this is over, this too will have to be eliminated. They can make private legal agreements just like any other "collection" of people.
It's just more proof that the Gays/Liberals/Democrats/Teddy/ are out of the mainstream ( the voters and most Americans ).
What does this have to do with the French?
They shopped the wrong judge.
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