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Originally posted by jsobecky
The problem: lack of reciprocity between states. A same sex marriage may not be recognized in other states.
Originally posted by jon123
It may be difficult for the new children to understand the family at first, knowing who their mother is......if it is Samantha, Julia, Allison, Camille, Rhonda, Kelly, Sara, Rebecca, or Amy. Our family is truly one of "Big-Love".
Or how about this one:
Me and my loving wife Amanda will now be able to legally marry without the government telling us otherwise. I will be happy to adopt 3 or 4 children to have in our home. It may be a little demanding as I will have to do most of the work myself.
They will have problems understanding Amanda at first, as she cannot speak English.
Maybe someday we will be able to teach horses to speak.
Originally posted by WhatTheory
What if THE PEOPLE voted for a proposition that said police could come into your house at any time without notice and without a warrant to search for drugs, weapons, or any evidence of a crime. Would you be OK with that, because the people want it? Of course not. And the court should and would strike down such a law, even if the majority of people in the state wanted it. Simple fact is, you can't pass a law that unconstitutional, even if most people want it. That's not legislating from the bench. That's upholding the State Constitution.
Originally posted by skoalman88
I could not care less if gays or lesbians get married. However, the VOTERS said "no" to gay marriage and that should be the end of the story. Legislating from the bench is not the purpose of the courts. This was not a statute enacted by the state, it was something voted into law by THE PEOPLE.
Originally posted by TKainZero
Heres a very simple ilistration.
Go to a power outlet in your house.
The working mechinism is:
A. A 'female' hole that
B. the 'Male' prong inserts into
Noe please take 2 male parts... how does that work?
[edit on 5/15/2008 by TKainZero]