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MARRIAGE REMAINS PROTECTED IN HAWAII
alliancedefendingfreedom.org ^ | 08/08/2012 | n/a

Posted on 08/08/2012 5:56:40 PM PDT by massmike

HONOLULU — A federal court Wednesday upheld Hawaii’s definition of marriage as one man and one woman. The court rejected a lawsuit that sought to tear down the state’s law defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman and Hawaii’s constitutional amendment that gives the legislature the power to maintain the timeless definition.

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys defended the law and the amendment on behalf of Hawaii Family Forum, which the court allowed to intervene in the case in April.

“This ruling affirms that protecting and strengthening marriage as the union of one man and one woman is legitimate, reasonable, and good for society,” said Legal Counsel Dale Schowengerdt. “The people of Hawaii adopted a constitutional amendment to uphold marriage, and the court rightly concluded that the democratic process shouldn’t be short-circuited by judicial decree.”

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1 posted on 08/08/2012 5:56:46 PM PDT by massmike
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To: massmike

The sad thing is that this is actually news!


2 posted on 08/08/2012 5:58:54 PM PDT by big truck
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To: massmike

That is a bit of good news for certain.


3 posted on 08/08/2012 6:00:59 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: big truck

Worse news is that Kalifornia went the opposite direction after the same vote result!


4 posted on 08/08/2012 6:06:08 PM PDT by Randy Larsen (Damned if I do, Damned if I don't. Damn it, I will!)
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To: massmike

That’s a stunner. Hawaii of all places.


5 posted on 08/08/2012 6:06:42 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Romney/Pelosi 2012- the Spirit of Bipartisanship!)
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To: massmike

Even a lib stronghold like Hawaii ( love the place , hate the politics ) gets it !


6 posted on 08/08/2012 6:06:49 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: RKBA Democrat
That’s a stunner. Hawaii of all places.

Hawaii is actually socially conservative.

They just love big government goodies.

7 posted on 08/08/2012 6:15:41 PM PDT by Kennard
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To: big truck
isn;t it really pathetic that we're having to report this to others.

THE POEPLE HAVE SPOKEN, the law is the law now but these people still cannot grasp the basic fact that we do not want their fecal strap on agenda.

To base special rights on how one has sex really shows how deluded and mentally sick they are.

Two homosexuals act up and thrown ff a wheel in Portland, two women officers state the SGT bought a chicken burger in from CFA and it has created a hostile work place, a cake maker is being boycotted because he won;t make a cake with their wording on it, a wedding photographer is being sued because she won't do the wedding, CFA and other places boycotted and classed as hate groups.

You can't even make this stuff up but is Hannity an others reporting all of this on talk radio? ARE THEY HELL

8 posted on 08/08/2012 6:17:35 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: massmike

How lame is it that encouraging news for America has to come from Hawaii?
Anyway, it is indeed good news. Nice to see the faggot lobby take a poke in the eye for a change.


9 posted on 08/08/2012 6:21:06 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: sushiman

I’ve been to Hawaii several times (and return in October for a vacation in Maui) and never got the feel it was a liberal stronghold. The natives I run into there tend to be conservative. On our last trip, we met the owners of a coffee shop in Kona and also the owners of a coffee farm. Very nice people and definitely not liberal. People look like they are hard-working there. I did see some homeless people out on Ali’i drive in Kailua-Kona. I guess if you are going to be homeless, you could do a lot worse than to be homeless in Hawaii.


10 posted on 08/08/2012 6:22:13 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: massmike

I am shocked but glad.


11 posted on 08/08/2012 6:29:05 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: massmike

I will rush out and buy stock on Dole. There is going to be a run on pineapple!


12 posted on 08/08/2012 6:37:53 PM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: massmike

PLEASE let the boycotters boycott Hawaii now!


13 posted on 08/08/2012 6:41:42 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: massmike

If the people of Hawaii are lucky, the homosexuals will boycott the state.


14 posted on 08/08/2012 7:25:12 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: petitfour

I’ll gladly “BUYcott” Hawaii- Wanna buy me a ticket?


15 posted on 08/08/2012 7:51:37 PM PDT by JSDude1
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To: petitfour

I’ll gladly “BUYcott” Hawaii- Wanna buy me a ticket?


16 posted on 08/08/2012 7:51:37 PM PDT by JSDude1
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To: JSDude1

LOL Maybe when the economy changes for the better. It is crazy expensive! We have friends who were stationed there until recently. A gallon of milk is around $10 at the grocery store. It’s $5 at the Navy Exchange. It’s $1.67 on sale here in Arizona.


17 posted on 08/08/2012 8:00:12 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: massmike

That’s great news!


18 posted on 08/08/2012 8:25:19 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: massmike

I guess Chick-fil-A is welcome.


19 posted on 08/08/2012 8:27:50 PM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: mazda77

> I will rush out and buy stock on Dole. There is going to be a run on pineapple!

Most of the Dole brand pineapple now comes from Puerto Rico and elsewhere. The pineapple fields in Hawaii are being replaced by cities and golf courses.


20 posted on 08/08/2012 8:33:45 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: massmike

I hate to bring it up.. can anyone from anywhere still get a birth certificate in HI?

yes?

They have more work to do.


21 posted on 08/08/2012 8:55:45 PM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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To: SamAdams76
Kona's one of the most conservative areas in the State.

Don't know if you made it over to Hilo/Puna on the BI but that is way more liberal.

22 posted on 08/08/2012 9:37:37 PM PDT by what's up
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To: what's up

I did go to the Hilo side of the Big Island and I see what you mean - definitely a different feel over there. Didn’t stay long because it never stopped raining! Overall the Big Island is my favorite. Pretty much every terrain on earth is located on that one island. Depending on where you are, you might think you were in Nevada (desert), Brazil (rain forest), Wyoming (ranches), New England (forests) and even some lunar landscape thrown in there for good measure!


23 posted on 08/09/2012 9:08:33 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76

Hawaii is the only State in which the number and percentage of Christians is growing relative to its population, according to Barna.


24 posted on 08/09/2012 7:54:09 PM PDT by kaehurowing
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