Prop 8 Ruling

Thursday, August 05, 2010

A California judge struck down the ban on same-sex marriage yesterday. Michael Lavers, national news editor for EDGE media network, and Edward Stein, professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, talk about the recent Proposition 8 ruling and where the debate over same-sex marriage goes from here.


Michael Lavers and Edward Stein

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The Truth from Becky


Aug. 05 2010 12:18 PM
john from office

Becky I am available???!!!!

Aug. 05 2010 12:05 PM
The Truth from Becky

Everyone on this board knows I don't like to agree with John...but I have to "thumbs up" him this time.

HJS - free from what exactly?? - everyone is already free to hook up and create any type of family unit they please. It is not illegal in all states to do so, BUT you can't force the state to sign on the dotted line and call it marriage!!! Where is the confusion???

Aug. 05 2010 11:52 AM

Will we be able to get married in the
WTC Mosque?

Aug. 05 2010 11:48 AM

ed, john
I've enjoyed the comments from the local taliban (not)

Aug. 05 2010 11:48 AM
john from office

I agree becky, all part of the agenda, hit us over the head until we cry uncle.

Aug. 05 2010 11:46 AM

until they are free!

Aug. 05 2010 11:45 AM
The Truth from Becky

Not this again. *heavy sigh*

Aug. 05 2010 11:44 AM

As a colleague of one of the experts who offered testimony to Judge Walker on the effect of same-sex parenting, I must assert that this is not merely an opinion or a "false fact." The heavily researched testimony indicates no widespread negative psychosocial or developmental impact on children of same-sex parents - this is an observation corroborated by scientific, peer-reviewed research. Rather, the stigma of second-class citizenship has been shown to have numerous negative health impacts on gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender individuals.

Aug. 05 2010 11:43 AM

what do u think the catholic justices on the SCOTUS will say about this?

Aug. 05 2010 11:43 AM
john from office

We are at war, our society is under attack, Pakastan is in flames, the economy is in ruins, Haiti is in ruins, and this is what we are discussing, sodomy.

No wonder the islamic world hates us.

Aug. 05 2010 11:42 AM

why isn't this in a state court?

Aug. 05 2010 11:02 AM
Ed from Larchmont

Back and forth, the voters vote it down, the judges overturn the vote. The decision was not unexpected because Judge Walker is one of only two (reportedly) openly homosexual federal judges, and some of his actions and comments during the trial of this case, Perry v Schwarzenegger, revealed a clear bias.

Aug. 05 2010 09:59 AM

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