Supreme Victory: Gay Marriage Decisions Spark Celebration

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Gay couples and activists across the country are celebrating two Supreme Court rulings, one declaring the federal Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional and the other clearing the way for same-sex marriage in California.

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mrbomb13
mrbomb13

To all those in the LGBT crowd:

"Live, drink, and be merry today," for tomorrow, you'll all be going to Hell (barring any act of sincere repentance).

Alice7835
Alice7835 like.author.displayName 1 Like

This first step will change the world as US is a leader. Can we say this is a great job? Getting marriage is about love, not only sex. Love should be greater than everything and this world is lack of love. Yes, I can tell you that I think this is a great job and a real equality in civilization. Peace!

AbrahamYeshuratnam
AbrahamYeshuratnam

Justice Kennedy speaks of a 'separate status' enjoyed by men and women who are legally married in accordance with the historic tradition which began with the marriage of Adam and Eve. He wants to give equal status for regular and gay marriages. Marriage is the only institution that brings together a man and a woman for life, providing any child who comes from their union with the secure foundation of a mother and a father. By striking down DOMA and by giving equal status for gay marriage, the Supreme Court has the social tradition of Americans planted by the Founding Fathers. As Justice Scala has correctly said,"It is one thing for a slciety to elect change; it is another for a court of law to impose change.'

FrancesWinn
FrancesWinn like.author.displayName 1 Like

Let it go Abraham. Enough. Americans have survived because of fairness and understanding of the diversity that makes up this nation. Just look at your name, proof that this country has room for everyone and all that is good. My marriage is healthy and my children are happy and great citizens...Fire Fighter, Nurse, and Special Education Teacher. What more do we have to prove to be treated equal? I'm sorry you are having such a hard time with this but please let it go now.

AbrahamYeshuratnam
AbrahamYeshuratnam

@FrancesWinn  You claim that your marriage is 'healthy.' If it is a marriage between a man and a woman and if it is healthy, it is OK. But I can't use the term  'marriage' for gay and lesbian sex.

CarrieMcLaughlin
CarrieMcLaughlin

@AbrahamYeshuratnam @FrancesWinn Why does it always go back to sex? I would never question the sexual practices between two consenting adults.  "But I can't use the term  'marriage' for gay and lesbian sex" Oh Good..because gay and lesbian Sex is called Gay and Lesbian Sex, kind of like Heterosexuals can have sex without it being called Marriage. The part of our life that we call a healthy marriage, is the part where we have been a committed monogamous for 13 years. The part where we have raised three healthy happy children...Like Frances has said..a firefighter, a nurse and a Special Education teacher. The part where we have disagreements, but stay and work it out. You know..a marriage...not a gay marriage, not a heterosexual marriage, just a marriage, between two grown up, consenting adults. Like Frances said, Let it go Abraham, there are bigger issues in the world to worry about, than two people loving each other and showing that by committing to spend their lives together. 


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