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Michigan won't recognize same-sex marriages
Yahoo/AP ^ | 3-26-14 | DAVID EGGERT

Posted on 03/26/2014 4:37:18 PM PDT by kingattax

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan won't recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend before a court halted a decision that opened the door to gay nuptials, Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday.

The announcement came a day after an appeals court indefinitely stopped any additional same-sex marriages. It will likely take months for the court to make its own judgment about whether a Michigan constitutional amendment that says marriage only is between a man and a woman violates the U.S. Constitution.

U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman struck down the gay marriage ban Friday.

Four counties took the extraordinary step of granting licenses Saturday before the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a temporary halt. The stay was extended indefinitely on Tuesday.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; michigan; ricksnyder; romneymarriage

1 posted on 03/26/2014 4:37:18 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Let me be the first to say, “GOOD!”


2 posted on 03/26/2014 4:39:14 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: kingattax

Good for Michigan.


3 posted on 03/26/2014 4:40:36 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (We need to fundamentally transform RATs lives for their lies.)
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To: Signalman

Yep and who ever would have dreamed that World Vision would be on the wrong side of the issues


4 posted on 03/26/2014 4:41:00 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (Sarah Palin 2016 OR BUST)
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To: kingattax
Just wish one of these Governors would simply say -

"Until this matter is resolved by the U.S. Supreme Court, any judicial ruling that invalidate our state constitutional amendment affirming traditional marriage is itself invalid and will not be enforced."

5 posted on 03/26/2014 4:42:10 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
Four counties took the extraordinary step of granting licenses Saturday before the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a temporary halt.

I'd like to know what we can do to punish these county clerks.

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6 posted on 03/26/2014 4:42:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Signalman
Let me be the first to say, “GOOD!”

Let me the first to second the motion!

Why do the people get disenfranchised, and judges make all the decisions that affect society?

This is judicial tyranny.

7 posted on 03/26/2014 4:44:14 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: cripplecreek

Cut state funds to those counties until the County Clerks resigned or strung up.


8 posted on 03/26/2014 4:44:51 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (We need to fundamentally transform RATs lives for their lies.)
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To: kingattax

yes!!!


9 posted on 03/26/2014 4:46:49 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: cripplecreek
I'd like to know what we can do to punish these county clerks.

I don't know if we can, but we can to the best of our ability avoid patronizing companies that push the leftist agenda. That's an action that we can all take now, without having to wait for anyone or anything. The question is, will we?

10 posted on 03/26/2014 4:46:57 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (See my home page for some of my answers to the left's talking points.)
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To: ConservativeInPA

Don’t be so quick to congratulate Michigan. Snyder’s statement merely acknowledges the ruling of a federal court. If the ruling is overturned through the appeal process, he will go along without so much as a gripe.


11 posted on 03/26/2014 4:48:51 PM PDT by be-baw (still seeking)
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To: be-baw
Don’t be so quick to congratulate Michigan. Snyder’s statement merely acknowledges the ruling of a federal court. If the ruling is overturned through the appeal process, he will go along without so much as a gripe.

Sounds like my RINO governor.

12 posted on 03/26/2014 4:51:10 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (We need to fundamentally transform RATs lives for their lies.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I just wish that the governor of Massachusetts had said ‘all marriages are deemed invalid by the state supreme court’ and called their bluff. But then again, Romney always was weak.


13 posted on 03/26/2014 4:56:51 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: ConservativeInPA

Ingham county Clerk office hours.

Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday thru Friday

This Clerk and 3 others violated the law by opening their offices without authorization and only serving a specific political agenda. No hetero marriage licenses were given on that day, no birth or death certificates were issued on that day, no deeds were transferred on that day.


14 posted on 03/26/2014 4:57:13 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: ConservativeInPA

Snyder has about as much power on this issue as I do. Michigan is a weak governor state.


15 posted on 03/26/2014 4:58:44 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Signalman

Let me be the first to say Great and Yahooo!

May other states follow Michigan’s LEAD on this issue.


16 posted on 03/26/2014 4:59:07 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: cripplecreek

I’d like to know what we can do to punish these county clerks.

Make those who were issued the Marriage Licenses” aware of who they are?

That WOULD be cruel wouldn’t it!


17 posted on 03/26/2014 5:00:37 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: cripplecreek
Snyder has about as much power on this issue as I do. Michigan is a weak governor state.

I gotcha. That's a bit different than here in PA. We just have a weak governor.

18 posted on 03/26/2014 5:02:12 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (We need to fundamentally transform RATs lives for their lies.)
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To: Friendofgeorge

World Vision ne name is Worldly Vision


19 posted on 03/26/2014 5:07:48 PM PDT by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: hondact200

Sadly correct


20 posted on 03/26/2014 5:10:49 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (Sarah Palin 2016 OR BUST)
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To: ConservativeInPA

I agree and I live in Michigan. These clerks need to prosecuted and the elaborate salary and benefits eliminated. Here in the UP a county clerk was making in excess of 100,000.00 with the benefits. the lady believes she was exempt from everything but her son murdered someone in the oil fields in North Dakota. This past July she had to give up here job and than she posted bond for her son with her 260,000.00 home than the brat of kid ran and was finally arrested in Vilas County (WI) in November.


21 posted on 03/26/2014 5:14:29 PM PDT by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: kingattax; All
As a side note mentioned in related threads, patriots need to work with their state and federal lawmakers to make laws which require judges to do as follows.

Instead of judges deciding a case by merely stating that the incident in question was either constitutional or unconstituitonal, judges should be required to officially and publicly substantiate their decision by citing specific constitutional clauses which they believe make the incident constitutional or unconstitutional.

Otherwise, as a consequence of parents not making sure that their children are being taught about the federal government's constitutionally limited powers and how constitutional rights work, activist justices are getting away with Constitution-ignoring PC decisions simply by deciding constitutional or unconstitutional with no further explanation.

22 posted on 03/26/2014 5:28:55 PM PDT by Amendment10
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To: kingattax

Good.


23 posted on 03/26/2014 5:44:17 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: kingattax

Good for you, MI!

I wish that condition would spread across the country, but it’ll be years before us liberal types will excise the absurdity. After all, it’s darn new. Can’t get rid of it right away!


24 posted on 03/26/2014 5:52:09 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: kingattax

             

25 posted on 03/26/2014 5:54:16 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: cripplecreek

synder is one tough nerd.


26 posted on 03/26/2014 6:07:15 PM PDT by yongin
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To: kingattax

Thank you God! The false idol is starting to crumple, because it’s always been hollow.


27 posted on 03/26/2014 6:10:43 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness.)
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To: kingattax

Ultimately, this matter will be decided based on the Constitution of the United States of Anthony Kennedy.


28 posted on 03/26/2014 6:22:22 PM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: cripplecreek

Additional, standard state documents had to be improperly, illegally altered to force this impossiblity. Remember when even if courts ruled against normality, they’d allow ample time for trampled states to get ready for and implement the change with valid, reprinted forms? Now, it’s do-it-yourself anarchy.


29 posted on 03/26/2014 7:00:52 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: kingattax

The fact is that any arrangement for probate, insurance, medical agency, etc., may all be procured through legal contract, and without redefining marriage. These reprobates understand their real civil rights full well, and know they need not claim marriage “inequality” to obtain any genuine right. Theirs is a wholly different agenda - and “marriage equality” is not the truth of what they seek ... For they may marry any one they choose, provided the individual be of the opposite sex.

The Editor of my local newspaper refused to print the following letter I penned in response to the judicial tyranny in Michigan, so I’ll post it here ...

Marriage “Inequality” – A Pretense for Tyranny

Once again, an activist federal judge has perverted justice, using the pretense of an imagined inequality, so to assault marriage; but could there ever be equality between what is sacred, fruitful, the foundation of human society – and that which is depraved, sterile and intrinsically violent to human nature? Homosexual practice is fundamentally opposed to life, thus the homosexual can increase his number only through seduction, which is why their propaganda targets the young. Several state legislatures amended their constitution so to protect traditional marriage. However, by overruling the will of several state electorates, a politicized federal judiciary, indifferent to the meaning of justice, poses a direct threat to the moral character of this Republic. A judiciary that impudently treads upon millennia-old precepts, and circumvents the moral will, championing debauchery and redefining marriage to grant extraordinary rights to sodomites, subverts the family and our nation. We have a dictatorial central government, neither federal nor republican in nature. That to which oligarchs command we give our assent is vile, and hostile to the Natural Law.

The notion that homosexual acts equate to the procreative union of husband and wife, living under the sacred bond of marriage, is insanity. Marriage, ordained by God, is unique by its procreative capacity and the distinct but complimentary benefits provided the child through father and mother. By its efficacy, bloodlines are established – a genetic heritage, whose connections represent the bonds of human society: parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins. Homosexual unions provide no such continuum; rather they create a genetic disconnect – they are intrinsically and socially sterile. Such false unions beget a nation devoid of the bonds created by genuine families, and thus a nation without identity.

Homosexuality is the result of a choice, not an immutable trait – there is no “gay gene.” Published studies, even those conducted by homosexuals, could not prove the case. In research on identical twins, the correlation never exceeded 11 percent; but, if such a gene existed, individuals with identical DNA would share the same sexual identity. This is the fatal flaw of “gay gene” theory; and, even if such genetic pre-disposition existed, a “gay gene” could not sustain itself in the population – for by its function it would become extinct. Two possibilities explain homosexual attraction: sexual abuse at an early age; or self-loathing.

Homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered to man’s nature. Why would any man desire to place his penis in the feces-laden colon of another man, performing an act of masturbatory friction? It is a metaphysical dead end which produces nothing. What does the sodomite achieve by committing an act so malicious to life? It is the psychological high derived from a belief that, by such action, he takes to himself those qualities of his partner’s personality which he lacks. This is the pathological character of self-loathing.

The notion that one may achieve his ideal self by absorbing the personality of another human through sexual coupling is the essential nature of homosexual behavior. This is why the homosexual appetite and all other forms of sexual deviancy are insatiable. The ego can never believe it has obtained what it unjustly desires; and so the deviant endlessly exploits others to acquire what he can never possess. The need to fill a perceived emptiness compels homosexuals to promiscuity, even while they pretend committed relationships are possible. Unlike the sacrificial nature of agape love, homosexual “love” is superficial, and thus their argument for “marriage equality” is dishonest. Claims of discrimination are a fallacy, because, as a group, homosexuals tend to be successful and wealthy. Their supposed victimhood is a product of their own behavior.

In what acts do homosexuals engage besides anal sodomy? The sodomite would rather we not discuss them, but they include: “anal fisting” (self explanatory) “scat play” – the wearing and eating of human feces; “gerbiling” - the enticing a gerbil, or similar creature, to enter the rectum; sadomasochism – the humiliation and physical torture of a partner; and, masturbation while self asphyxiating – literally hanging oneself at the moment of orgasm. Compared with the general population, homosexuals have higher frequencies of domestic violence, sexual assault, drug abuse, and suicide. Add into this mix: all the various bacterial and viral infections they communicate among themselves; the illnesses contracted through repeated infections, which result in a compromised immune system; and, the inhalation of “poppers” - a nitrate muscle relaxant, prevalent in gay clubs - the habitual use of which destroys heart tissue and degrades immune response.

The homosexual “lifestyle” is violent, destructive, a danger to public health, and anything but “gay.” However, these individuals demand we celebrate and propagate their behavior upon our children. “Gay” is a term militants use to indicate “pride” in what is destructive to physical and psychological well-being; and yet these behaviors we are told to accept as “normal.”

Contrary to the opinions of black-robed gods, the push to redefine marriage has nothing to do with “equality,” but everything to do with transforming human society and cultural institutions, so to reflect and promote homosexual lust. In this brave new world the sexual deviant never need face the truth of his behavior. Under this paradigm the age of consent will be lowered and abolished; because homosexuals can increase their number only through seduction – and there is no better target than the inexperienced teen or innocent child. That is the agenda of the “gay rights” movement. To allow this agenda an unopposed path is not an act of tolerance, nor is it charitable to the person burdened by same-sex attraction; for it is indifference, not hate, that is the true opposite of love – and it is indifference that the “gay” advocacy demands of us.


30 posted on 03/26/2014 7:05:29 PM PDT by WTFOVR (I find myself exclaiming that expression quite often these days!)
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To: WTFOVR
The fact is that any arrangement for probate, insurance, medical agency, etc., may all be procured through legal contract, and without redefining marriage. These reprobates understand their real civil rights full well, and know they need not claim marriage “inequality” to obtain any genuine right. Theirs is a wholly different agenda - and “marriage equality” is not the truth of what they seek ... For they may marry any one they choose, provided the individual be of the opposite sex.

My lesbian cousin went ballistic when a bank wouldn't giver her a loan with her partner as a married couple. The bank was willing to give her the same loan jointly with her partner.

My cousin walked away and accused the bank of discrimination.
31 posted on 03/26/2014 7:48:50 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Signalman

Sharia law is coming to MI, and Sharia law does not (as I understand) recognize sam-sex “marriages.”

Of course the apostates who are still calling themselves “Christian” will be more accomodating.


32 posted on 03/26/2014 7:51:05 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Friendofgeorge

Don’t know if you heard but World Vision reversed their decision.


33 posted on 03/26/2014 8:22:43 PM PDT by fkabuckeyesrule
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To: thecodont

WTF is this Sharia law coming to Michigan bs?


34 posted on 03/26/2014 8:45:25 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: Friendofgeorge

That was shocking. I wonder how much their support will plummet over the next year. They really should have checked in with Phil Robertson before they threw their hat in with the homosexual crowd.


35 posted on 03/27/2014 4:39:49 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: fkabuckeyesrule

I did not hear this - wow, they must have been inundated with calls by people wanting to pull their support. That was fast.


36 posted on 03/27/2014 4:43:47 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: Darren McCarty
WTF is this Sharia law coming to Michigan bs?

I think people say things sometimes just to be first to speak.
37 posted on 03/27/2014 5:03:35 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: fkabuckeyesrule

No I did not hear, will look for it now, thanks


38 posted on 03/27/2014 7:08:19 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (Sarah Palin 2016 OR BUST)
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To: fkabuckeyesrule

Apologies for my ignorance: what is “World Vision”? and why is it important what they think?


39 posted on 03/27/2014 9:47:56 AM PDT by 88keys (broken glass GOP; it matters, replace the Dems. 2014!!)
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To: cripplecreek

I suppose the pillory or stocks are out of the question...


40 posted on 03/27/2014 10:08:28 AM PDT by madison10
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To: madison10

I would accept seeing them removed from office and banned from ever running for public office ever again.


41 posted on 03/27/2014 10:11:37 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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"..all this for a damn fag..."















42 posted on 03/27/2014 2:53:34 PM PDT by devolve (- Tell VLADIMER after my ERECTION I have more 90% more FLEXIBILITY -- I need more SPACE - BHO Jr -)
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To: kingattax

about frigging time people stood up to these homo radicals


43 posted on 03/28/2014 5:13:00 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: kingattax

I bet they would recognize them if somebody sent photos of what they look like (j/k)


44 posted on 03/28/2014 10:17:31 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (2001-2008: "Dissent Is Patriotism!" 2009-2016: "Dissent Is Racism!")
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