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    California gay marriage ban overturned: report

    California gay marriage ban overturned: report - Yahoo! News

    Reuters, 10 minutes ago-A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a California ban on same-sex marriages as unconstitutional, handing a key victory to gay rights advocates in a politically charged decision almost certain to reach the U.S. Supreme Court, CNN reported.
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    Re: California gay marriage ban overturned: report

    Additionally, the judge finds that it violates both equal protection AND due process and that each challenge is independently meritorious. This means, in appeals (if I understand it correctly) that those backing Prop 8 will have to prove that it doesn't violate equal protection AND due process separately.

    Obviously, this isn't the end of it.

    We'll see. It's a tough Supreme Court - but Kennedy has voted in favor of gay rights in 3 of 4 cases that have made it that far.

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    Yep. Another activist judge overthrowing the will of the people for a second time based on nothing but their own personal politics.

    Sad but predictable.
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    Re: California gay marriage ban overturned: report

    Quote Originally Posted by texmaster View Post
    Yep. Another activist judge overthrowing the will of the people for a second time based on nothing but their own personal politics.

    Sad but predictable.
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    Re: California gay marriage ban overturned: report

    Good news.

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    Re: California gay marriage ban overturned: report

    This is great news, but this battle is far from over. This will go back and forth for a long time throughout the entire country. How did I know that someone would bring up "activist judge" in the first page?

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    Re: California gay marriage ban overturned: report

    We became a great nation not because we are a nation of cynics. We became a great nation because we are a nation of believers - Lindsey Graham

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    Re: California gay marriage ban overturned: report

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr_Patrick View Post
    This is great news, but this battle is far from over. This will go back and forth for a long time throughout the entire country. How did I know that someone would bring up "activist judge" in the first page?
    I know it is still a long fight, but I will worry about that tomorrow. Today is celebrating!
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