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Canuckistanian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-04-10 04:02 PM
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19. GREAT news
Edited on Wed Aug-04-10 04:02 PM by Canuckistanian
A blow to irrational haters who try to use law to take rights away from GLBT people.
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  -SUCK IT, FUNDIES!!! Prop 8 overturned!!! backscatter712  Aug-04-10 03:53 PM   #0 
  - Hear, hear!  closeupready   Aug-04-10 03:55 PM   #1 
  - Great News !!! n/t  RKP5637   Aug-04-10 03:55 PM   #2 
  - Those popping noises you hear are fundies heads exploding.  hobbit709   Aug-04-10 03:55 PM   #3 
  - And my champagne!  JuniperLea   Aug-04-10 03:58 PM   #8 
  - Sounds like popcorn!!!!!  lunatica   Aug-04-10 04:00 PM   #15 
  - SUCK IT HATERS!!!  libnnc   Aug-04-10 03:56 PM   #4 
  - The Theocrats are wondering what that taste is...  snake in the grass   Aug-04-10 09:13 PM   #74 
  - A sad day  gratuitous   Aug-04-10 03:56 PM   #5 
  - I *still* don't trust the vote totals in Los Angeles County. nt  EFerrari   Aug-04-10 03:58 PM   #10 
  - They're probably going to scream to the Roberts court  Warpy   Aug-04-10 03:56 PM   #6 
  - Waiting to hear if the judge enjoined Prop8.  EFerrari   Aug-04-10 04:00 PM   #14 
  - Yeah, I don't hold out much hope  zipplewrath   Aug-04-10 04:00 PM   #16 
  - I actually think the odds are in our favor when it gets to the Supreme Court.  Hosnon   Aug-04-10 05:00 PM   # 
  - Reasonable people like us see it that way.  Dappleganger   Aug-04-10 05:34 PM   #35 
  - As I understand it, that didn't stop them virtually invalidating the votes of individuals with their  lib_wit_it   Aug-05-10 03:13 AM   #94 
  - My money is on 6-to-3 upholding this ruling.  Chan790   Aug-05-10 10:42 AM   #122 
     - My point on Breyer being that he's pretty staunch on the validity of the will of the people...  Chan790   Aug-05-10 10:44 AM   #123 
     - Since the ruling left them with only religion as a rationale  Warpy   Aug-05-10 11:33 AM   #124 
        - Not necessarily. If the gang of five for whatever reason wanted to overturn the ruling they  totodeinhere   Aug-05-10 01:27 PM   #132 
  - w00t!  Jamastiene   Aug-04-10 03:57 PM   #7 
  - Cheers!  swimboy   Aug-05-10 07:25 AM   #101 
     - swimboy!!!!  Jamastiene   Aug-06-10 02:33 AM   #145 
  - Great news for a change.  Cetacea   Aug-04-10 03:58 PM   #9 
  - I just received the email from The Courage Campaign  lunatica   Aug-04-10 03:59 PM   #11 
  - +1  hedgehog   Aug-04-10 03:59 PM   #12 
  - That is really great news! My state got something right for once (even if it took  petronius   Aug-04-10 03:59 PM   #13 
  - LOL!  asdjrocky   Aug-04-10 04:01 PM   #17 
  - Hell YES!  Arkana   Aug-04-10 04:02 PM   #18 
  - Hey! Don't disparage PBR!  Patchuli   Aug-04-10 10:36 PM   #86 
  - Sorry, sorry...I'll be sure to say "Keystone Light" in the future.  Arkana   Aug-05-10 01:05 PM   #128 
  - My dog is named Pabst Blue Ribbon  Ohio Metal   Aug-05-10 08:20 AM   #105 
     - I'm not ragging on it--I like cheap beer.  Arkana   Aug-05-10 01:06 PM   #129 
  - GREAT news  Canuckistanian   Aug-04-10 04:02 PM   #19 
  - I prefer to celebrate here in the rude thread.  Gold Metal Flake   Aug-04-10 04:04 PM   #20 
  - Couldn't have said it better myself!  earth mom   Aug-04-10 06:45 PM   #49 
  - Go back to your tents, tounge speaking freaks!  Dawson Leery   Aug-04-10 04:05 PM   #21 
  - I am overjoyed!  frazzled   Aug-04-10 04:09 PM   #22 
  - The irony is, the initiative was put in place to *protect* our rights  KamaAina   Aug-05-10 05:54 PM   #142 
  - You, too, Carrie Prejean  rocktivity   Aug-04-10 04:25 PM   #23 
  - Yesss......  frebrd   Aug-04-10 04:47 PM   #24 
  - Hell yes!  Ignis   Aug-04-10 04:51 PM   #25 
  - May justice continue to prevail. /nt  Spheric   Aug-04-10 04:54 PM   #26 
  - Equal protection under the law. What a concept ...  SusanaMontana41   Aug-05-10 12:41 AM   #89 
  - One of the feeps posted this  Xicano   Aug-04-10 04:56 PM   #27 
  - Flame away.  ParkieDem   Aug-04-10 04:57 PM   #28 
  - Your Concern Is Noted...  WillyT   Aug-04-10 04:59 PM   #29 
  - You wish.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Aug-04-10 05:00 PM   #30 
  - So what you are saying is:  Xicano   Aug-04-10 05:10 PM   #32 
  - Water under the bridge  BootinUp   Aug-04-10 05:33 PM   #34 
  - 2/10  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-04-10 05:36 PM   #36 
  - Federally-granted constitutional rights should not be subjected to the popular vote by  Dappleganger   Aug-04-10 05:38 PM   #37 
  - The issue should never, EVER have been left up to voters to begin with  Arkana   Aug-04-10 05:38 PM   #38 
  - Exactly! Just as abortion  Patchuli   Aug-04-10 10:43 PM   #87 
  - It was a Republican judge who declared it unconstitutional!  LAGC   Aug-04-10 05:42 PM   #41 
  - Wait...Walker was a Republican appointment? By WHO?  Arkana   Aug-04-10 05:47 PM   #43 
     - Nominated by Bush Sr....  Spazito   Aug-04-10 05:57 PM   #44 
     - Wonder if the old man knows.  Arkana   Aug-04-10 06:03 PM   #45 
     - Actually, he was first nominated by Ronald Reagan.  mikeytherat   Aug-05-10 12:55 PM   #127 
  - Constitution guarantees the rights of the minority shall not be  dogday   Aug-04-10 05:45 PM   #42 
  - Since when are civil rights something to be decided by voters?  NMMNG   Aug-04-10 06:10 PM   #46 
  - 100% in agreement  swimboy   Aug-05-10 07:24 AM   #100 
  - You have to factor in corruption  marions ghost   Aug-05-10 09:02 AM   #113 
  - Psst...lemme invoke "Robert Bork's America"  alp227   Aug-05-10 05:49 PM   #140 
  - Really? You believe this?  EstimatedProphet   Aug-04-10 06:15 PM   #48 
  - I believe it, but I say "Fuck them anyway"  HEyHEY   Aug-05-10 08:29 AM   #107 
     - Yeah, but you don't believe it  EstimatedProphet   Aug-05-10 09:23 AM   #117 
        - Oh shit no, I totally agree with you there  HEyHEY   Aug-06-10 02:41 AM   #146 
  - Some issues need to be taken away from voters.  RagAss   Aug-04-10 07:11 PM   #52 
  - I will probably get flamed for this too. But just how far are you wiling to go in taking some issues  totodeinhere   Aug-05-10 01:14 PM   #130 
     - The anonymity of the voting booth can be a very dangerous place.  RagAss   Aug-05-10 04:13 PM   #138 
  - Do you always take a big dump in the middle of the living room?  Touchdown   Aug-04-10 07:34 PM   #56 
  - Your Concern is noted. WELCOME TO DU!!!!  msanthrope   Aug-04-10 07:50 PM   #59 
  - The issue was "taken away from the voters"???  Raksha   Aug-05-10 01:00 AM   #92 
  - In an extreme case, the people could elect representatives who would amend the constitution and  totodeinhere   Aug-05-10 01:18 PM   #131 
  - None of that concerns me  mdmc   Aug-05-10 06:31 AM   #99 
  - Yes, the issue was taken away from the voters.  Iggo   Aug-05-10 07:36 AM   #103 
  - Bullshit - this is in no way a bad thing.  uncommon   Aug-05-10 08:25 AM   #106 
  - I strongly suggest you read this article.  terrya   Aug-05-10 10:35 AM   #121 
  - this is a victory over religious tyranny n/t  RainDog   Aug-04-10 05:01 PM   #31 
  - This country is headed for a disaster of biblical proportions, lol.  BootinUp   Aug-04-10 05:26 PM   #33 
  - From what I've been reading about Judge Walker  Arkana   Aug-04-10 05:41 PM   #40 
     - Well, your legal terminology aside (wink, wink) you are correct.  msanthrope   Aug-04-10 07:57 PM   #65 
     - And when the freepers also find out he is openly gay - KABOOM!!  CLANG   Aug-04-10 08:54 PM   #71 
        - Oh, they have, and their oracles have already given them the necessary programming  Arkana   Aug-05-10 01:33 PM   #133 
           - LOL! BASIC common sense!  CLANG   Aug-05-10 09:00 PM   #144 
     - I read a review of the decision as well as Judge Walker's  LibertyLover   Aug-05-10 10:30 AM   #120 
        - It's very much like the Kitzmiller v. Dover decision  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-05-10 12:48 PM   #126 
  - Now this is a day to celebrate.  dogday   Aug-04-10 05:40 PM   #39 
  - b..b..but what are we going to tell the children?!  BootinUp   Aug-04-10 06:11 PM   #47 
  - Tell them to just toss the flowers, not throw handfuls of them.  Touchdown   Aug-04-10 07:45 PM   #58 
     - good answer! nt  BootinUp   Aug-04-10 07:51 PM   #61 
  - K & R your thread title :) nt  glitch   Aug-04-10 06:49 PM   #50 
  - All that Mormon Money flushed.  Bluenorthwest   Aug-04-10 07:06 PM   #51 
  - K&R  LawnKorn   Aug-04-10 07:16 PM   #53 
  - look at this post /pure insanity  rbrnmw   Aug-04-10 07:17 PM   #54 
  - Is it just me or does anyone else think about this after reading that shite.  MedicalAdmin   Aug-04-10 08:09 PM   #67 
     - note:  BootinUp   Aug-04-10 09:26 PM   #80 
  - Alright!  Touchdown   Aug-04-10 07:33 PM   #55 
  - I am very happy that this happened.  political_Dem   Aug-04-10 07:36 PM   #57 
  - Jumping up and down and freaking the fuck out in OK!  a la izquierda   Aug-04-10 07:50 PM   #60 
  - well said. nt  DesertFlower   Aug-04-10 07:51 PM   #62 
  - Amen.  DirkGently   Aug-04-10 07:54 PM   #63 
  - I love the part about the judge recusing himself if he's gay.  Critters2   Aug-04-10 07:55 PM   #64 
  - I've never visited the FR before.  MedicalAdmin   Aug-04-10 08:01 PM   #66 
  - It's really quit vile, isn't it?  AlbertCat   Aug-04-10 09:22 PM   #79 
  - Yep, they are some  lillypaddle   Aug-05-10 04:28 AM   #95 
  - Suck on this!  CLANG   Aug-04-10 08:37 PM   #68 
  - Jesus must have willed it.  valerief   Aug-04-10 08:43 PM   #69 
  - A few favorites...  Fearless   Aug-04-10 08:45 PM   #70 
  - And because of this men will have sex with animals !1!!!  Shining Jack   Aug-04-10 08:58 PM   #72 
     - +1  Fearless   Aug-04-10 10:07 PM   #83 
  - Here's some interesting posts/whining from FR:  cheneyschernobyl   Aug-04-10 09:03 PM   #73 
  - "Am I the only one who finds their dismay amusing?"  Shining Jack   Aug-04-10 09:18 PM   #75 
  - I love that we both said "Nope" at the same time!  jesus_of_suburbia   Aug-04-10 09:21 PM   #77 
  - Cool !  Shining Jack   Aug-04-10 09:34 PM   #81 
  - Yes, they jump instantly to bestiality and pedophilia.  Sparkly   Aug-04-10 10:10 PM   #84 
  - Nope, somewhere between schadenfreude and giggles here  HillbillyBob   Aug-05-10 03:21 PM   #135 
  - "Am I the only one who finds their dismay amusing?"  jesus_of_suburbia   Aug-04-10 09:18 PM   #76 
  - They obviously don't understand Marbury v. Madison.  Manifestor_of_Light   Aug-04-10 09:22 PM   #78 
     - Actually, that one was in response to another Freep...  Chan790   Aug-05-10 12:39 PM   #125 
  - Poor miserable fuckers. I've needed a dose of freeper tears  TheKentuckian   Aug-04-10 09:41 PM   #82 
  - Mmmmm, sweet tears of unfathomable sadness!!!  backscatter712   Aug-04-10 10:21 PM   #85 
  - :D  mzmolly   Aug-04-10 11:32 PM   #88 
  - reading those freeper comments made  AsahinaKimi   Aug-05-10 12:47 AM   #90 
  - Yeah, I read them too. It's really sad to know that we share the world with people so filled with  uncommon   Aug-05-10 08:52 AM   #112 
  - Thread Title of the Year!!!  Vickers   Aug-05-10 12:48 AM   #91 
  - +100  pinboy3niner   Aug-05-10 01:25 AM   #93 
  - At the first link  XanaDUer   Aug-05-10 05:32 AM   #96 
  - I think "psychotic" indicates at least a modicum of grey matter inside the skull.  mikeytherat   Aug-05-10 05:44 AM   #98 
  - True that.  XanaDUer   Aug-05-10 04:13 PM   #137 
  - Yeah that was awful - as if the hatred of gays weren't enough.  uncommon   Aug-05-10 09:16 AM   #116 
  - I suspect this morning's Fox News will be dour and sour. Heh, heh, heh.  mikeytherat   Aug-05-10 05:38 AM   #97 
  - Heheheh!  swimboy   Aug-05-10 07:34 AM   #102 
     - Fox News has a sad.  mikeytherat   Aug-05-10 08:39 AM   #109 
  - More progressive forms of marriage need to be pursued now.  Xenotime   Aug-05-10 08:00 AM   #104 
  - Before too much celebrating and "in your face" goes on, this is far from over.  elocs   Aug-05-10 08:35 AM   #108 
  - If you read the decision, it is quite  uncommon   Aug-05-10 08:41 AM   #110 
     - I still hold with the game ain't over yet. I would rather wait until it is decisively final  elocs   Aug-05-10 08:45 AM   #111 
        - Of course --  uncommon   Aug-05-10 09:04 AM   #114 
  - To summarize the conservative religious response...  Deep13   Aug-05-10 09:15 AM   #115 
  - Too funny, and from a Recovering Democrat no less, LOL:  Jefferson23   Aug-05-10 09:23 AM   #118 
  - The judge is a gay conservative,  XanaDUer   Aug-05-10 04:14 PM   #139 
     - Even sweeter for them now, lol. Thanks! n/t  Jefferson23   Aug-05-10 05:52 PM   #141 
  - They seem so certain of SCOTUS "fixing this" for them.  Chan790   Aug-05-10 10:16 AM   #119 
  - Won't somebody support the Constitution*  Moostache   Aug-05-10 02:18 PM   #134 
  - Ok, now. Lets be good sports about this and not rub it in....  brewens   Aug-05-10 03:22 PM   #136 
  - typical "voters have more say than judges" BS and empty arguments like that  alp227   Aug-05-10 08:12 PM   #143 
 

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