Skip to comments.Judge rules Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional
Posted on 02/13/2014 8:14:49 PM PST by cutofyourjib
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57% voted to amend the Constitution of Virginia in 2006.
"That only a union between one man and one woman may be a marriage valid in or recognized by this Commonwealth and its political subdivisions. ..."
The elected officials do not want to comply.
then don’t comply
No thanks to all who did not vote in 2012. Obama can keep appointing more liberal judges in his 2nd term. Elections have consequences. No point is grumbling if you did not help defeat Obama.
Marriage was ruled an implied Constitutional right in Loving vs Virginia (striking down laws against interracial marriage). Today the judge is only following the logic of the two ridiculous Supreme Court rulings this summer which basically declared homosexuals to be a suspect class. This is all the doing of Justice Kennedy. Just think of what would have happened if Reagan did not back down and nominated another conservative after Bork was unjustly rejected. We would have a totally different nation today.
height of hypocrisy to say “unconstitutional” as a means of expediency. the constitution is silent on the issue at best while being clear about separation of powers, respecting the votes of the people, etc. 30 state constitutions and all duly voted on disenfranchised
Another thought, what are these tyrants doing issuing these orders late in the evening?
It’s eerily similar to Jesus’ trial.
Screw off Herring and do your job for once.
The world is demanding you profess a lie of they choice is truth..2+2=5.. To me gay is as irrelevant some wanting to say 2+2=5..its no skin off my nose but it still an untruth.... But that the point to make you say a lie to believe a lie so self evidently untrue..its to break you to follow whatever truth of the moment they need...and that the danger
Not until Thomas Jefferson is dancing the cha cha in his grave.
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.
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.
“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.
What a horrible day that must have been. I made it out alive the following year.
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.
THIS is why Indiana is trying to put in in our State Constitution.
They dropped it. It is not happening. Just happened yesterday.
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.
Perhaps- but it would take either a marriage amendment to the Federal Constitution or a civil war to put things right.
good thing Virginians didn’t vote for that rino Cuccinelli. <sarc
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.
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