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ACLU ‘stunned’ as N.M. judge rules gay marriage legal, despite law
The Washington Times ^ | August 27, 2013 | By Cheryl K. Chumley

Posted on 08/27/2013 6:22:33 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Edited on 08/27/2013 6:26:00 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

New Mexico doesn’t have a specific constitutional provision or law that allows same-sex marriages, but a judge said on Monday that prohibiting the unions is a form of sexual discrimination — and by proxy, ruled gay marriage legal.

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico called the judge’s actions “monumental” and unexpected.


(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: New Mexico
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; judiciary; tyranny

1 posted on 08/27/2013 6:22:34 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Question.

Are they stunned as in happy and excited to see this ruling?

This IS the ACLU we’re talking about.


2 posted on 08/27/2013 6:26:04 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Next on the docket — Pediaphiles being discriminated against


3 posted on 08/27/2013 6:27:00 AM PDT by Londo Molari
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Judges are totally out of control. Another example of a judge seizing control of something where she has no business was the Michigan county judge who declared the bankruptcy of Detroit illegal, and, get this, “disrespectful to President Obama.”


4 posted on 08/27/2013 6:27:26 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
LOL. Yeah. They're stuned.

This is the same NM who just recently forced a Christian photographer to take pics of a gay "wedding".

5 posted on 08/27/2013 6:29:06 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Stuned Beibers at the ACLU?


6 posted on 08/27/2013 6:29:20 AM PDT by DeFault User
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Want to bet the judge is a homosexual?


7 posted on 08/27/2013 6:29:41 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
By that reckoning, ALL laws are discrimination against someone.
All that matters is if that someone is a member of a currently favored group or not.
Right or wrong, good or bad - no longer an issue.

8 posted on 08/27/2013 6:31:06 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Double edged sword. When the rule of law is overruled by judicial fiat everyone’s rear end is up for grabs. No. The ACLU cannot be entirely comfortable with this.


9 posted on 08/27/2013 6:33:30 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Welcome to the Judicial Tyranny.


10 posted on 08/27/2013 6:39:28 AM PDT by Kozak ("Send them back your fierce defiance! Stamp upon the cursed alliance! To arms, to arms.....")
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To: PowderMonkey
Double edged sword. When the rule of law is overruled by judicial fiat everyone’s rear end is up for grabs. No. The ACLU cannot be entirely comfortable with this.

Agree. They've been working hard for a couple of generations to alter greatly the American justice system. And now that they're apparently succeeding, the Ack-Lews may live to regret greatly what they've wrought.
11 posted on 08/27/2013 6:40:38 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Texas Eagle

Their Bieber is stuned?.........

12 posted on 08/27/2013 6:43:55 AM PDT by Red Badger
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So, doesn’t New Mexico have a judicial appeals process or can one piddly Judge in podunk really impose his radical pro-homo views on the entire state with impunity?


13 posted on 08/27/2013 6:48:27 AM PDT by apillar
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

All of the states, except for Louisiana, are under Common Law. Thus, until it is overturned by explicit statute, a judge is bound to interpret the law as has been commonly held through the ages. This judge is way out of bounds. If he does not like the law, resign from the bench and run for a seat in the legislature in order to change it.


14 posted on 08/27/2013 6:59:38 AM PDT by Petrosius
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
New Mexico doesn’t have a specific constitutional provision or law that allows same-sex marriages...

New Mexico apparently doesn't have a specific constitutional provision or law preventing it either. By law it's assumed to be legal then. They'll need to change one or the other if they want to prevent it.

15 posted on 08/27/2013 7:05:15 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: BitWielder1

The main definition of discrimination is to tell the difference between things. Discriminate as to why the business owner is right and the gay couple is wrong. What else should a judge be doing?


16 posted on 08/27/2013 7:13:12 AM PDT by MinstrelBoy (If you're a conservative today, you're a hero.)
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To: Resettozero

This so soon after the NewMexico supreme Court told Christian photographers they needed to compromise their religious beliefs—and agree to photo contracts with lesbians. There the supreme Court admitted that New Mexico didn’t recognize same sex marriage— and that this was a fraud but they sided with the lesbians anyway.


17 posted on 08/27/2013 7:19:53 AM PDT by Robert Burkholder
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The definition of a judge: A friend of a politician


18 posted on 08/27/2013 7:42:35 AM PDT by golf lover (goingf)
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To: golf lover

And usually just as criminal.


19 posted on 08/27/2013 8:02:01 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico called the judge’s actions “monumental” and unexpected.”

Is that their way of saying “expected to be summarily reversed on appeal?”


20 posted on 08/27/2013 9:22:06 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Pearls Before Swine

A judge is a lawyer who knows a politician. They are all swimming in the same skanky pond.


21 posted on 08/28/2013 7:23:00 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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