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Same-sex couples in Utah getting marriage licenses
FOX 10 ^ | 12/20/2013 | Brady McCombs

Posted on 12/20/2013 2:45:50 PM PST by LonelyCon

A county clerk's office in Utah is issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, just hours after a federal judge struck down Utah's ban on gay marriages.

Salt Lake County Deputy Clerk Dahnelle Burton-Lee says the district attorney authorized her office to begin issuing the marriage licenses Friday.

She couldn't immediately say how many licenses have been issued so far.

U.S. District Judge Robert J. Shelby ruled that a law passed by voters in 2004 violates gay and lesbian couples' rights to due process and equal protection under the 14th Amendment.

Shelby said the state failed to show that allowing same-sex marriages would affect opposite-sex marriages in any way.

The Utah attorney general's office says it plans to issue a statement on the ruling later.

The decision marks an ongoing nationwide shift toward allowing gay marriage.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; US: Utah
KEYWORDS: gay; homosexualagenda; judge; lds; marriage; mormon; mormonism; romneymarriage; utah
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Confirmed, no stay in place in Utah. Grrrrrrr.
1 posted on 12/20/2013 2:45:50 PM PST by LonelyCon
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To: LonelyCon
Even the Mormons couldn't stem the flow of the sodomite urge to marry and reproduce...what together? bm's??
DISGUSTING, unnatural and sinful. What on EARTH sends a boy/man to another boy/man? What sickness?
2 posted on 12/20/2013 2:49:01 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: LonelyCon

“The decision marks an ongoing nationwide shift toward allowing gay marriage.”

No, the decision marks another example of legislating from the bench and overturning the people’s will.


3 posted on 12/20/2013 2:49:44 PM PST by unseelie
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To: unseelie
No, the decision marks another example of legislating from the bench and overturning the people’s will.

Bingo. This is NOT a popular movement, but is solely the forced implementation of an agenda by the political class.

4 posted on 12/20/2013 2:51:50 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: cloudmountain

The Mormons have gone major “tolerant” in the last year.

Only observant Catholics will fight through to the end.


5 posted on 12/20/2013 2:52:03 PM PST by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: LonelyCon

So, they get their soiled foot in the door, and nothing will dislodge it.


6 posted on 12/20/2013 2:53:09 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: fwdude

judges should not make law, the state government should simply refuse to honor the decision


7 posted on 12/20/2013 2:53:40 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: steve86
Only observant Catholics will fight through to the end.

Only? Sorry, Evangelical Christians have been on the front line more than Catholics.

8 posted on 12/20/2013 2:54:02 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: steve86
5 Only observant Catholics will fight through to the end.

Observant Southern Baptists will be there too.

9 posted on 12/20/2013 2:54:57 PM PST by MacNaughton
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To: LonelyCon
WE vote for laws that are thrown out by appointed judges and the powers that be commit crime after crime and are not called to account-indeed they prosper.

A reckoning is coming and the longer it takes getting here the harder it will be.

10 posted on 12/20/2013 2:55:58 PM PST by Pietro
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To: fwdude
More than most mainstream Catholics, I'll grant that. But all of us true Christians will become Catholic in the end :) some won't like to hear that
11 posted on 12/20/2013 2:56:16 PM PST by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: steve86
The Mormons have gone major “tolerant” in the last year.
Only observant Catholics will fight through to the end.

Ever since the dawn of the Internet the Mormons lost their insular, protected little world. They have been BLEEDING Mormons for years now and have had to become "tolerant," allowing blacks and even Indians into their conclaves. They are still losing to the REAL world of Jesus Christ.

I suppose it comes to a shock to Mormons that Jesus and Lucifer were NOT brothers, as the Mormons believe.
It never hurts to know the truth about Jesus.

The Catholic Church is the oldest living and continuous institution on the planet in all its history. It will survive the Mormons. If it can survive Islam and Hollywood it can survive anything

12 posted on 12/20/2013 2:56:55 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: MacNaughton

We love the Southern Baptists and our girls went to their summer camp. You are correct.


13 posted on 12/20/2013 2:57:26 PM PST by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: steve86

All Catholics will become true Christians in the end


14 posted on 12/20/2013 2:57:29 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: GeronL

Clever. Merry Christmas.


15 posted on 12/20/2013 3:00:11 PM PST by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: LonelyCon

I like how the article calls it simply a ‘law.’ I mean we are talking about the Utah constitutional amendment here, right?

I wonder if this one goes to the SC if the will interpret it like CA’s prop. 8 or if this is the end of state marriage amendments everywhere.

Freegards


16 posted on 12/20/2013 3:00:23 PM PST by Ransomed
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To: steve86

Nancy Pelosi is your foot soldier


17 posted on 12/20/2013 3:00:38 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: GeronL

“All Catholics will become true Christians in the end”.

Catholics were the first Christians and have been Christians for some 2,000 years now. Now you have a nice day now ya heah.


18 posted on 12/20/2013 3:01:15 PM PST by NKP_Vet ("Rather than love, than money, than fame, then give truth" ~ Henry David Thoreau)
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To: LonelyCon

soft tyranny

activist judges should be tarred and feathered


19 posted on 12/20/2013 3:01:39 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: cloudmountain
same gender people can NOT reproduce....

they want to call what they do as "natural" but in the same breath, they are using unnatural means to obtain children....

I beg every freeper to use whatever influence they have to prevent any of their offspring or other relatives or friends or neighbors from giving away babies to homosexuals....do not donate sperm...do not donate ova....do not be a breeder for them....

20 posted on 12/20/2013 3:03:25 PM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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To: cloudmountain

true traditional Catholicism hopefully survives...not the mumbo jumbo some of the leftists Catholics like to prescribe too....


21 posted on 12/20/2013 3:04:46 PM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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To: Pietro
judges are appointed, yes by both parties, but the rat party appoints only true leftist to the seats...

which makes it all the more important to elect only pubs...and never to give your vote to the rat by voting libtard or not voting .....

22 posted on 12/20/2013 3:06:22 PM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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To: fwdude; steve86

Fundamentalist Christians have never wavered in our opposition to it, not an iota, but I can’t say we’ve been on the front lines, as most fundamentalists don’t see the point, after a certain point (voting, mainly) to get involved politically. The few fundamentalists who have gotten involved politically (Jerry Falwell being the most famous example) have almost always wound up moving into the evangelical camp. Fundamentalists are more about remaining separate from sin, but the battle lines are being drawn now to where we will be forced to make a public stand (not that our stance isn’t already well-known, we just don’t get in the news about it). The clueless media doesn’t know the difference between “evangelical” and “fundamentalist”.


23 posted on 12/20/2013 3:09:13 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: NKP_Vet

As I recall in the Bible, a few Jews were the first Christians.


24 posted on 12/20/2013 3:11:22 PM PST by SoCal Pubbie
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To: mrsmel

Sorry, I was using these two terms interchangeably. Evangelicals are a subset of Fundamentalists, but not necessarily visa versa.


25 posted on 12/20/2013 3:14:20 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: fwdude

Sorry if it sounded like I was correcting you, I wasn’t :) The media are the ones who don’t know the difference.


26 posted on 12/20/2013 3:15:55 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: mrsmel

Understood.


27 posted on 12/20/2013 3:16:36 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: LonelyCon

It does seem insane, if not ironic. We spent ten years fighting Islamo-fascists overseas, only to see the country defeated stateside by homo-fascists. America is being taken over by evil.


28 posted on 12/20/2013 3:19:59 PM PST by greene66
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To: cherry
true traditional Catholicism hopefully survives...not the mumbo jumbo some of the leftists Catholics like to prescribe too...

Since Jesus founded His holy Church, it will survive.
Let the leftist Catholics and leftist EVERYBODY wallow in their sin, lies and perfidy. All we can do it pray for them.

29 posted on 12/20/2013 3:21:35 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: LonelyCon

30 posted on 12/20/2013 3:21:41 PM PST by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: cloudmountain

It will help make polygamy legal.


31 posted on 12/20/2013 3:25:40 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: LonelyCon

Utah should be so proud. Now all they need is their cut of the 50 million freeloading foreigners who illegally oozed their way into America under the cover of darkness to take a swing at the BIG piñata.


32 posted on 12/20/2013 3:27:13 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Merry Christmas to all my fellow Americans. "Whatever" to everybody else!)
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To: cherry

CA passed a law that health insurance cover infertility must also cover gay couples.


33 posted on 12/20/2013 3:27:37 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: cherry
same gender people can NOT reproduce.... they want to call what they do as "natural" but in the same breath, they are using unnatural means to obtain children....
I beg every freeper to use whatever influence they have to prevent any of their offspring or other relatives or friends or neighbors from giving away babies to homosexuals....do not donate sperm...do not donate ova....do not be a breeder for them....

Remember what St. Francis of Assissi said: “Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.”
Our best bet is good example. You ought to let people do what they are going to do. God will fix everything; He always does. No use breaking your heart over the perfidy of others. Useless head banging. PRAYER.
God bless you.

34 posted on 12/20/2013 3:28:04 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: LonelyCon
The polygamists are going to try to use the homos to get a legal leg up. It's disgusting. A lot of Romney supporters seemed to overlook this development.

What will be left of marriage when these folks are done?

35 posted on 12/20/2013 3:31:29 PM PST by Tau Food (Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.)
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To: NKP_Vet; GeronL

That’s riiiight ... I remember ... Jesus said, “Go ye therefore into all the world baptising in the name of the holy father, the son and the holy catholic church”


36 posted on 12/20/2013 3:32:14 PM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: LonelyCon

If they can’t prevent gay marriage in Utah, it’s legal everywhere, as suspected. The fact is, the left can do anything they want. If they don’t press for every extreme thing they want, it’s their fault they don’t get it.


37 posted on 12/20/2013 3:32:15 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: LonelyCon
Quack!
38 posted on 12/20/2013 3:33:07 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: knarf

Even the “first Pope” when asked about matters from distant churches wrote them letters, he said I am not the authority on these matters, look to scripture


39 posted on 12/20/2013 3:34:47 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: GeronL

Merry Christmas, bro


40 posted on 12/20/2013 3:35:30 PM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: LonelyCon
"She couldn't immediately say how many licenses have been issued so far. U.S. District Judge Robert J. Shelby ruled that a law passed by voters in 2004 violates gay and lesbian couples' rights to due process and equal protection under the 14th Amendment. "

Ain't it amazing that those guys who passed the 14th amendment 150 years ago and all those states that ratified it were so friendly to homo marriage? < /s >

Do these courts even look at original intent anymore, or do they just make it up as they go? (Sorry, rhetorical question.)

41 posted on 12/20/2013 3:36:02 PM PST by Ditto
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To: Ransomed
I wonder if this one goes to the SC if the will interpret it like CA’s prop. 8 or if this is the end of state marriage amendments everywhere.

That depends on if a state official man's up and defends it. Remember, the Prop 8 case was simply remanded for lack of standing, not on its merits. It actually still exists in California. Only, the Leftist Governor and AG refused to defend it.

42 posted on 12/20/2013 3:36:10 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: knarf

No it was the “Father, Son, and Holy Spirit”. Still doing the same thing, 2,000 years later. Come on in son, the water’s fine.


43 posted on 12/20/2013 3:36:32 PM PST by NKP_Vet ("Rather than love, than money, than fame, then give truth" ~ Henry David Thoreau)
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To: knarf

Merry Christmas every one


44 posted on 12/20/2013 3:37:01 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Rusty0604
It will help make polygamy legal.

I lived in Saudi Arabia five years and worked with 30 Saudis. I asked ALL of them, over the years, about polygamy. THEY all had one wife and they ALL said: "One wife is enough." :o)
They said that ONLY the wealthiest of men could afford more than one wife. They were all adamant about that and all said the same thing--one wife is enough.

Side note: off the topic.
I remember hearing a group of our workers (almost all uneducated older guys) talking about something quite adamantly. They kept repeating the word: SAYAREET. I asked about it later.
My boss told me that the men were all having trouble with their 18-year-old sons. Their sons didn't want to work or go to school; they just wanted to drive around all day in their CARS--sayareet. :o)
I laughed and told him that OUR 18-year-olds were pretty much the same.

45 posted on 12/20/2013 3:38:50 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: LonelyCon
Isn't it telling how we now see solid jurisprudence completely being discarded? In any normal case, such a decision would have required several weeks of examination, the chance for the defenders to appeal, and a cooling off period before implementation. This was staged by the sodomites from the beginning. They were given advanced notice of this decision, and the fact that it would not be stayed, and were probably waiting at courthouse doors when the decision was "given."

Highest corrupt collusion we've ever seen.

46 posted on 12/20/2013 3:40:05 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: LonelyCon; Colofornian

Next you’ll be hearing about gay polygamist marriages.


47 posted on 12/20/2013 3:42:00 PM PST by Gamecock (Celebrating 20,000 posts of dubious quality.)
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To: fwdude

It’s the media.

And it won’t stop until radio, TV and newspaper offices around the country are sacked by an outraged populace.


48 posted on 12/20/2013 3:44:02 PM PST by Walrus (America died on November 6, 2012 --- RIP)
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To: cherry

Yes, the children who become wards of these same gender unions suffer. I am watching it happen to several sibling groups in our school right now. My kids have classes with them, so I see up close the emotional damage. I ache for those young people and the horrible situation that is being forced on them to satisfy the nurturing instinct (or worse) of the guardians that God and nature would have denied parenthood to.


49 posted on 12/20/2013 3:44:03 PM PST by mom of young patriots
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To: mom of young patriots
Yes, the children who become wards of these same gender unions suffer.

It is odious, and the problem is not that the kids may be molested. In fact, that is what the gay activists claim their critics are saying in order to discredit them. The real problem is that kids have an ingrained psychological need for both a mom and a dad, and a same-gender pair can NEVER provide for that need.

50 posted on 12/20/2013 3:53:06 PM PST by madprof98
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