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Judge rules Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional
WTVR6 ^ | February 13, 2014 | Alix Bryan

Posted on 02/13/2014 8:14:49 PM PST by cutofyourjib

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To: cutofyourjib

NO, Scalia warned about this very thing, and now the LGBT mafia is going from state to state, using the federal judge judiciary to overrule the will of the people.


51 posted on 02/13/2014 11:00:56 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: digger48

Putting it in the Constitution of the state won’t mean a thing....that is what happened in California.....And it was ripped out by federal judges AND state officials who refused to enforce the law. The people were LITERALLY ignored.


52 posted on 02/14/2014 1:52:21 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: cutofyourjib

“Will this ever stop?”

No. The best thing VA could do in my view is get out of the marriage licensing business entirely. That probably won’t happen. So second best would be for heterosexual couples to decide they have no interest in the state licensing scheme and get married in church without a license.

As it stands, in 20 years or so about the only people who will be getting marriage licenses anyway will be homosexuals. Getting the license is so disadvantageous for heterosexual couples, particularly for men, that it’s going the way of the dodo bird.


53 posted on 02/14/2014 2:17:18 AM PST by RKBA Democrat (Having some small say in who gets to hold the whip doesn't make you any less a slave.)
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To: Yossarian

What a horrible day that must have been. I made it out alive the following year.


54 posted on 02/14/2014 4:16:20 AM PST by Phillyred
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To: cutofyourjib

Will this ever stop?

I think we have lost this one. So many states are becoming gay marriage that it is almost overwhelming. Only 3 states had voters vote for gay marriage and with state rights that is the ONLY ones with gay marriage even though it is a tragedy that people would be that stupid. However, every other state that has a judge implement gay marriage should be banned and not allowed.


55 posted on 02/14/2014 4:46:12 AM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: digger48

THIS is why Indiana is trying to put in in our State Constitution.

They dropped it. It is not happening. Just happened yesterday.


56 posted on 02/14/2014 4:48:41 AM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee Introduce State Marriage Defense Act

Lets see how good Ted Cruz is at getting things done…..God help us. He can’t seem to convince anybody that this is good for the country and we want him for President. Like everything he has done, this will not pass and it is all for show. I am sorry but until he can do one thing that ends up with a result then I am not impressed with him. He reminds me so much of Obama with his gift to talk and not show a single result.


57 posted on 02/14/2014 4:53:18 AM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: cutofyourjib

Perhaps- but it would take either a marriage amendment to the Federal Constitution or a civil war to put things right.


58 posted on 02/14/2014 4:55:33 AM PST by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: All

good thing Virginians didn’t vote for that rino Cuccinelli. <sarc


59 posted on 02/14/2014 4:57:00 AM PST by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: entropy12

No thanks to all who did not vote in 2012.

Maybe seeing the destruction that is happening will convince the Republicans to put a conservative up in 2016 so it is worthwhile voting. The Republican Party needs to wake up not the voters using their principles.


60 posted on 02/14/2014 4:57:46 AM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: cutofyourjib

61 posted on 02/14/2014 6:00:50 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: bk1000
Any man is free to marry any woman that will have him, and vice versa.

Bingo! Exactly right. This needs to be shouted high and low. There is NO discrimination.

62 posted on 02/14/2014 6:34:56 AM PST by JustSurrounded
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To: JustSurrounded
Any man is free to marry any woman that will have him, and vice versa. Bingo! Exactly right. This needs to be shouted high and low. There is NO discrimination.

A little more clarification is needed to that original response - you can only marry one woman at a time.
63 posted on 02/14/2014 6:43:24 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: digger48

It won’t matter. They will find the amendment to your state constitution federally unconstitutional. They have already done it elsewhere.

There is no way out. This is leftist tyranny. We let them stack the judgeships for years, and now they are overwhelming the people.

Notice that they do this soon after they win the Governorship and AG. They govern against the will of the people, because they know that they can get away with it. Just like Obama.

Elections have consequences. But more fundamentally, rampant, unrepentant, rebellion against God has consequences.


64 posted on 02/14/2014 6:43:37 AM PST by ecomcon
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To: fwdude

It still has to be approved by a panel. She just put a stay on it.


65 posted on 02/14/2014 6:44:10 AM PST by Carry me back
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To: Organic Panic

Its only constitutional when they win. They havent won yet.


66 posted on 02/14/2014 6:45:45 AM PST by Carry me back
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To: cutofyourjib

We have not had a republic for some time.

But here is the point that I think everyone is missing. Homosexuals have the same right to marry someone of the opposite sex as heterosexuals.

How can this be a “denial” of equal protection?


67 posted on 02/14/2014 6:47:15 AM PST by Captain Jack Aubrey (There's not a moment to lose.)
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To: deks

Thus we see the fruit of Relativism. 100% anti law. 100% perfect for dictatorships.


68 posted on 02/14/2014 6:49:45 AM PST by ecomcon
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To: deks

Monster


69 posted on 02/14/2014 6:50:35 AM PST by ecomcon
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To: HokieMom

Agree.

I now fully believe that this nation is under God’s judgement, or at least that He has turned His face away from us. According to the Bible, when He does this, He turns the people over to rampant homosexuality.


70 posted on 02/14/2014 6:50:36 AM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: cutofyourjib

The gifts of Mitt Romney following the decision of the Massachusetts State Supreme Court seem to never end.


71 posted on 02/14/2014 6:57:58 AM PST by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: cutofyourjib

If we all pray for Ted Kennedy, things will get much better.


72 posted on 02/14/2014 7:08:32 AM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: cutofyourjib

The folks that voted Democrat since the late 60`s are responsible and have blood on their hands.

We know how this ends baring intervention from God, He would have to change the hearts of several of the evil Democrats on Supreme Court

Outside of that, we need to take back the power we wrongly gave to the court to rule over us, was never intended for the high court to have this much power

Perhaps Mark Levin and Jay Sekulow should run for President with this agenda


73 posted on 02/14/2014 7:47:14 AM PST by Friendofgeorge (Sarah Palin 2016 OR BUST)
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To: deks

?Wow! What is that thing?


74 posted on 02/14/2014 8:33:47 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: cutofyourjib

Nope. Progressives never stop their assault on our way of life.


75 posted on 02/14/2014 8:51:05 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Neoliberalnot

If Obama had a daughter that old, she’d look just like that.


76 posted on 02/14/2014 8:52:33 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: digger48

The court didn’t strike down a law in VA. They struck down an amendment to our state Constitution that was passed with a very large margin.


77 posted on 02/14/2014 9:00:52 AM PST by pgkdan
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To: Oliviaforever

Bullshit! Virginia voted overwhelmingly to enact a constitutional amendment protecting marriage.


78 posted on 02/14/2014 9:03:26 AM PST by pgkdan
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To: cutofyourjib

this is all based on the illiterates of the legal profession buying the myth of “born that way”.

These judges (particularly female lawyers and judges) have this unscientific worldview of behavior is born that way.

In another time they would advocate for the physical flat earth, geo-centric universe, and dead people are innocent of witchcraft.

The legal profession, and judges, are a joke because ANYONE and I do mean ANYONE, with a four year degree can go to law school and sit for the bar exam.


79 posted on 02/14/2014 9:12:00 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: cutofyourjib

Will this ever stop?

NO it will not until government is out of the marriage business. Stop issuing marriage licenses and start issuing civil contracts. Marriage should be the business of religion and pastors only.


80 posted on 02/14/2014 9:20:29 AM PST by WilliamRobert (Obama so loves the poor he created millions more.)
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To: napscoordinator

Cutting your ears off to spite your face is a foolish policy.


81 posted on 02/14/2014 9:48:04 AM PST by entropy12 (If you did not vote, you helped elect the community organizer from south side of Chicago.)
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To: cutofyourjib

And don’t forget that sorry POS newly elected AG by 20 votes, and who voted for REAL MARRIAGE in 2006 said last month he will not enforce the ban anymore. So along comes some lesbian judge to overrule the will of the will of the people, and when the case goes to the US Supreme Court, like it will, the Virginia AG will not fight for it, EXACTLY like prop
48 in California. So that means once again that a state will have queer “marriage” forced on them AFTER the people said HELL NO!!


82 posted on 02/14/2014 9:49:44 AM PST by NKP_Vet ("I got a good Christian raisin', and 8th grade education, aint no need ya'll treatin' me this way")
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To: napscoordinator

As long as some so-called “federal” judge can overrule the will of the people, hell no it will never stop.

I was brought believing that if the people voted on something, then dammit, that was the law. Guess not.

And 9 out of 10 of these activist judges are either democrats or RINOs appointed by queer-friendly George W. Bush.


83 posted on 02/14/2014 9:55:27 AM PST by NKP_Vet ("I got a good Christian raisin', and 8th grade education, aint no need ya'll treatin' me this way")
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To: cutofyourjib

It won’t stop until the people start banning political activist judges.


84 posted on 02/14/2014 10:23:23 AM PST by Revel
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To: NKP_Vet

Well, this one was a double qualifier for the position. One she is a woman. The second, she is married to a Jamacan Soccar player.


85 posted on 02/14/2014 11:45:52 AM PST by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: deks

Gee, if Obama had a daughter...er, son...er, tranny relative that would be he/she/it


86 posted on 02/14/2014 11:47:38 AM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: All

I wonder how much longer will americans tolerate these judges??? At some point one of these judges are going to get offed.

(not that I support violence, its just that at some point they are going to push people too far)


87 posted on 02/14/2014 1:35:38 PM PST by escapefromboston (manny ortez: mvp)
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To: escapefromboston

What is the will of the people (an election), when it makes no difference how they vote if some judge is going to have the power to override the election? I have never heard of anything so crazy in all my life. That’s why we have elections. If the Supreme Court should make anything illegal it’s judges overruling the will of the people. If that’s going to be the case in each and every state that has a democrat attorney general and has a constitutional amendment on the record (that the people have voted in), the worthless democrat is going to say it is unconstitutional. Accounting to who? Not according to the people that voted it in! How can a damn judge say he’s right and the majority of the people are wrong? Am I missing something here. If the US Supreme Court does not put a stop to this garbage, there’s no need in having elections. They mean nothing. How about a republican federal judge ruling that Obama’s election was based on fraud and kick his ass out of office? What in the hell is the difference? There is no difference!!


88 posted on 02/14/2014 2:01:17 PM PST by NKP_Vet ("I got a good Christian raisin', and 8th grade education, aint no need ya'll treatin' me this way")
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To: deks

Ignoramus quoted text from the Declaration of Independence as being in the Constitution in her ruling.

Apparently she never had time to read the Constitution while in law school.

Ignorant, unqualified activist that owes her degrees and position on the bench to the racism of affirmative action. A lifetime of unconstitutional gibberish will be spewed from this woman. All of which will be nails in the coffin of the republic.


89 posted on 02/14/2014 3:50:54 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

Mark Herring the new democrat Attorney General of Virginia was on CNN today and said it was a great day for Virginians. From the way he was talking he was the one that put the judge up to her ruling. Ken Cuccinelli was on last week talking about the Obama-stooge Herring, who won his race by about 20 votes. Cuccinelli was talking about Herring coming out within weeks after being declared the winner of the race and saying he would not enforce the states Constitutional ban on sodomite marriage. Cuccinelli then said that was strange considering he (Herring) supported the ban when the voters made it law. Cuccinelli goes on to say Herring is a political hypocrite and goes with flow. Obama wanted the ban lifted, so it was
lifted. Elections have consequence and Barry Bathhouse gets what he wants and he could care what the people want.


90 posted on 02/14/2014 4:26:32 PM PST by NKP_Vet ("I got a good Christian raisin', and 8th grade education, aint no need ya'll treatin' me this way")
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To: NKP_Vet

Let’s face it. Our republic is dead. It is a facade.

And hoping that a GOP majority in both houses of congress will change that is not wishful thinking. It is deluded thinking (I’m gonna get flamed for this) bordering on mental illness.

A whole lotta people out there need to start thinking about themselves and their families and number one priority.

Disclaimer: I will never stop fighting to get conservatives and right thinking people into congress, but I’m not foolish enough to think there is a realistic chance of stopping what is happening.


91 posted on 02/14/2014 5:12:34 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

The GOPs bigger problem is electing RINOs like the Bushes to the White House. You might as well have a democrat.


92 posted on 02/14/2014 5:18:06 PM PST by NKP_Vet ("I got a good Christian raisin', and 8th grade education, aint no need ya'll treatin' me this way")
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To: cutofyourjib

Something I asked on another thread: Does that mean it is ok if the gay marriage issue is left to the states and so states like MA, NY and CA decide they are going to go ahead and have gay marriage while the states with traditional values decide to vote it down? I just want to know, would that be ok around here?

I mean, of course this is obscene and I would love to see Virginia be able to tell federal courts to just shove it, but if we were able to get that, would it be ok if this ideal scenario for VA and similar states also meant that states like NY or MA, that decide they do want gay marriage, would also have it? Or would that be considered unreasonable?


93 posted on 02/14/2014 6:47:29 PM PST by freedom462
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To: Viennacon
"Not when every such judge is an Obama appointee. He could get this in all 50 states if he wanted.

The Judiciary of the United States is the subtle corps of sappers and miners constantly working under ground to undermine the foundations of our confederated fabric.

...The Federal Judiciary; an irresponsible body (for impeachment is scarcely a scarecrow), working like gravity by night and by day, gaining a little today and a little tomorrow, and advancing its noiseless step like a thief, over the field of jurisdiction, until all shall be usurped from the States, and the government of all be consolidated into one.....

Thomas Jefferson....1789

94 posted on 02/15/2014 6:51:50 AM PST by unread (Rescind the 17th. Amendment...bring the power BACK to the states...!)
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To: b4its2late

Pretty rare for the rotten old media to ever post a picture of these ugly little witches.


95 posted on 02/15/2014 7:19:13 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: freedom462

“Does that mean it is ok if the gay marriage issue is left to the states and so states like MA, NY and CA decide they are going to go ahead and have gay marriage while the states with traditional values decide to vote it down? I just want to know, would that be ok around here?”

If marriage was left up to the states, that is probably the way it would have went. But the malefactors and their allies will not rest until they have achieved total victory and have the Federal government impose it by law and force- and you can bet that will include forcing churches to marry gay couples at some point.


96 posted on 02/15/2014 7:32:20 AM PST by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: Boomer One

“... federal judge declared late Thursday ...”

Federal, not state judge. Even in leftist run states like Tax-a-pukus the redefinition of marriage is opposed. California too. A super majority of states in fact.


97 posted on 02/15/2014 10:35:51 AM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (Powerless? Not with the Liberty Amendments)
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To: unread

I believe that our Founding Fathers lived in a different world. Lynching mobs were common. They could not CONCEIVE of the situation we are in today — all except for Jefferson. He probably paid more attention than most to the French Revolution. The revolutionary government of France was ten times more wicked than the US even today. They executed people for being Christian in fact. This must have troubled Jefferson deeply.


98 posted on 02/15/2014 10:39:53 AM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (Powerless? Not with the Liberty Amendments)
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To: cutofyourjib

This Obama judge literally does not know the difference between the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.

Why not the best?


99 posted on 02/15/2014 6:25:24 PM PST by Captain Jack Aubrey (There's not a moment to lose.)
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To: aimhigh
Our representative government is no more.

Hey! The judge was wearing a Magic Black Costume. So it's All Good.

100 posted on 02/15/2014 7:17:26 PM PST by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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