[ ]      [ ]   [ ]

Counting with Pictures - ScottN - Jun 30, 2016 - 8:39am
 
how do you feel right now? - buddy - Jun 30, 2016 - 8:36am
 
Radio Paradise Comments - lily34 - Jun 30, 2016 - 8:36am
 
Guns - westslope - Jun 30, 2016 - 8:20am
 
Squirrels Just Want To Have Fun! - Proclivities - Jun 30, 2016 - 8:07am
 
RightWingNutZ - buddy - Jun 30, 2016 - 7:54am
 
Happy Birthday! - buddy - Jun 30, 2016 - 7:49am
 
Photography Forum - Your Own Photos; Please Limit to 510 ... - buzz - Jun 30, 2016 - 7:22am
 
What makes you smile? - Coaxial - Jun 30, 2016 - 6:50am
 
Funny Videos - Proclivities - Jun 30, 2016 - 6:48am
 
Yet another quiz - lily34 - Jun 30, 2016 - 6:43am
 
Public Messages in a Private Forum - JrzyTmata - Jun 30, 2016 - 6:43am
 
Home repair, maintenance, and other headaches - ditty - Jun 30, 2016 - 6:23am
 
Regarding cats - sirdroseph - Jun 30, 2016 - 6:00am
 
OUR CATS!! - lily34 - Jun 30, 2016 - 5:48am
 
Positive Thoughts and Prayer Requests - meower - Jun 30, 2016 - 4:54am
 
Celebrity Deaths - meower - Jun 30, 2016 - 4:42am
 
Unindicted felon: candidate Hillary Clinton - sirdroseph - Jun 30, 2016 - 2:17am
 
You know your house needs to be cleaned when... - kcar - Jun 29, 2016 - 11:21pm
 
Things You Thought Today - Alexandra - Jun 29, 2016 - 10:15pm
 
YouTube: Music-Videos - R_P - Jun 29, 2016 - 8:42pm
 
Dialing 1-800-Manbird - Manbird - Jun 29, 2016 - 7:10pm
 
RP3 Beta Player - GawgaBoy - Jun 29, 2016 - 6:46pm
 
Bug Reports & Feature Requests - Alexandra - Jun 29, 2016 - 4:24pm
 
World Music - rhahl - Jun 29, 2016 - 4:11pm
 
The war on Funk is over! - rhahl - Jun 29, 2016 - 3:55pm
 
Annoying stuff. not things that piss you off, just annoyi... - ScottFromWyoming - Jun 29, 2016 - 3:33pm
 
Back to the 70's - R_P - Jun 29, 2016 - 3:20pm
 
Words that should be put on the substitutes bench for a year - porphyrius - Jun 29, 2016 - 1:45pm
 
Oh GOD, they're GAY! - R_P - Jun 29, 2016 - 1:36pm
 
Baseball, anyone? - ScottFromWyoming - Jun 29, 2016 - 12:48pm
 
What Makes You Laugh? - lily34 - Jun 29, 2016 - 12:15pm
 
Derplahoma Questions and Points of Interest - Red_Dragon - Jun 29, 2016 - 9:41am
 
Back to the 60's - R_P - Jun 29, 2016 - 9:00am
 
Unusual News - Proclivities - Jun 29, 2016 - 8:49am
 
Back to the 90's - R_P - Jun 29, 2016 - 8:20am
 
Acoustic Guitar - rhahl - Jun 29, 2016 - 7:49am
 
Name My Band - buddy - Jun 29, 2016 - 7:10am
 
Earworm - Sean-E-Sean - Jun 29, 2016 - 6:44am
 
Things that make you go Hmmmm..... - Red_Dragon - Jun 29, 2016 - 6:36am
 
Today in History - Red_Dragon - Jun 29, 2016 - 6:17am
 
Country Up The Bumpkin - rhahl - Jun 29, 2016 - 5:34am
 
Trump - kcar - Jun 28, 2016 - 10:28pm
 
NETFLIX - kcar - Jun 28, 2016 - 10:26pm
 
Chicago 25 Or 6 To 4 - ScottFromWyoming - Jun 28, 2016 - 10:00pm
 
Next life I'm going to be a black girl backup singer. - ScottFromWyoming - Jun 28, 2016 - 9:47pm
 
Great Old Songs You Rarely Hear Anymore - rhahl - Jun 28, 2016 - 8:56pm
 
Windows 10 - FourFortyEight - Jun 28, 2016 - 7:36pm
 
Questions. - Antigone - Jun 28, 2016 - 5:57pm
 
Be Vewwwy Qwwiet, I'm Hunting Wabbit! - haresfur - Jun 28, 2016 - 5:33pm
 
Gotta Get Your Drink On - haresfur - Jun 28, 2016 - 5:08pm
 
Gay Marriage v. Civil Unions: an Intelligent Discussion - haresfur - Jun 28, 2016 - 4:59pm
 
DARWIN AWARDS! - POST YOUR NOMINATION! - Red_Dragon - Jun 28, 2016 - 4:57pm
 
All Dogs Go To Heaven - Dog Pix - haresfur - Jun 28, 2016 - 4:33pm
 
Breaking News - Red_Dragon - Jun 28, 2016 - 4:04pm
 
Obama's Second Term - steeler - Jun 28, 2016 - 3:31pm
 
The Image Post - VV - Jun 28, 2016 - 3:17pm
 
Did you hear this story? - miamizsun - Jun 28, 2016 - 2:59pm
 
BACK TO THE 80's - R_P - Jun 28, 2016 - 1:56pm
 
Banksters - rhahl - Jun 28, 2016 - 1:48pm
 
RP Daily Trivia Challenge - Steely_D - Jun 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
 
Those lovable acronym guys & gals - R_P - Jun 28, 2016 - 10:18am
 
Celebrity Face Recognition - Proclivities - Jun 28, 2016 - 10:11am
 
WORDS OF WISDOM - Proclivities - Jun 28, 2016 - 9:10am
 
Gardeners Corner - marko86 - Jun 28, 2016 - 8:37am
 
The Obituary Page - ScottFromWyoming - Jun 28, 2016 - 8:25am
 
Anti-War - sirdroseph - Jun 28, 2016 - 2:41am
 
Live Music - rhahl - Jun 27, 2016 - 10:55pm
 
Would you drive this car for dating with ur girl? - kurtster - Jun 27, 2016 - 10:33pm
 
Outstanding Covers - rhahl - Jun 27, 2016 - 10:14pm
 
Post your vacation pictures here! - KurtfromLaQuinta - Jun 27, 2016 - 8:53pm
 
Computer geek thread for RP techno-freaks - haresfur - Jun 27, 2016 - 6:45pm
 
Bernie Sanders 2016? - #feelthebern - Rod - Jun 27, 2016 - 5:11pm
 
HALF A WORLD - oldviolin - Jun 27, 2016 - 4:14pm
 
music that makes you dance with big wavy gestures - oldviolin - Jun 27, 2016 - 3:48pm
 
Index » Regional/Local » USA/Canada » Gay Marriage v. Civil Unions: an Intelligent Discussion Page: 1, 2, 3 ... 83, 84, 85  Next
Post to this Topic
haresfur
I get around
haresfur Avatar

Location: The Golden Triangle
Gender: Male


Posted: Jun 28, 2016 - 4:59pm

 buddy wrote:
um....is this topic still a thing?

 
Unfortunately it is here because leaders of the major parties are opposed or at least their power bases generally lean that way - even though the majority of the population is in favour (or it the "I don't effin care who someone else wants to marry" camp)
buddy

buddy Avatar

Gender: Male
Zodiac: Gemini
Chinese Yr: Snake


Posted: Jun 28, 2016 - 2:10pm

um....is this topic still a thing?
miamizsun

miamizsun Avatar

Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Jun 28, 2016 - 10:49am

just some perspective...

Press Release

For Immediate Release
Friday, June 26, 2015

Libertarian Party four-decade advocacy for marriage equality pays off with US Supreme Court decision

In a 5-4 ruling today, the US Supreme Court held that the Fourteenth Amendment requires states to license same-sex marriage and recognize those marriages entered into in other states.

Libertarian candidates, including the party’s 1976 presidential nominee, Roger MacBride, have been bravely calling for marriage equality since long before it was politically correct. In fact, they’ve been doing so when it was considered downright dangerous.

David Boaz, Vice President of the Cato Institute, noted in a column in The Advocate, “The Libertarian Party endorsed gay rights with its first platform in 1972 — the same year the Democratic nominee for vice president referred to 'queers' in a Chicago speech. In 1976 the Libertarian Party issued a pamphlet calling for an end to antigay laws and endorsing full marriage rights.”

“I'm glad to see that the Supreme Court has upheld the equal rights for all Americans that the Libertarian Party has been fighting for, for over forty years," said Nicholas Sarwark, Chair of the Libertarian National Committee.

“We applaud and celebrate this victory, and we will continue to fight for the rights of all Americans to pursue happiness and prosperity in any way they choose,” he said, “as long as they don't hurt others or take their stuff."




R_P
Ni dieu ni maître
R_P Avatar



Posted: Jun 28, 2016 - 10:33am

Five Right-Wing Predictions About Marriage Equality That Still Haven't Come True
Sunday marked the first anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark marriage equality decision, which, if Religious Right activists were to be believed, was to usher in a horrible tyranny that would lead to mass deaths and war. (...)

Red_Dragon
y ddraig goch ddyry gychwyn
Red_Dragon Avatar

Location: Rethuglican Jesusland


Posted: May 15, 2016 - 6:48am


miamizsun

miamizsun Avatar

Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 5, 2015 - 5:54pm

and here we have it...

Gay Marriage in Florida Begins Tonight: Key West's Huntsman, Others Go Down in History


miamizsun

miamizsun Avatar

Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Aug 21, 2014 - 3:38pm

US judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

 

MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining judges across the country who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.

U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle in Tallahassee ruled that the ban added to Florida's constitution by voters in 2008 violates the 14th Amendment's guarantees of equal protection and due process. Hinkle issued a stay delaying the effect of his order, meaning no marriage licenses will be immediately issued for gay couples. That also means gay couples legally married in other states will not immediately have their marriages recognized in Florida.


n4ku
I can't complain but sometimes I still do.
n4ku Avatar



Posted: Aug 16, 2014 - 5:29pm


R_P
Ni dieu ni maître
R_P Avatar



Posted: Jun 18, 2014 - 9:26am


sirdroseph
Endeavor to Perservere
sirdroseph Avatar

Location: Yes
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Sagittarius
Chinese Yr: Dragon


Posted: Jun 14, 2014 - 12:50pm

This is fascinating, as I am sure with most people that are not in the beltway, I had always just assumed that the Clintons have always supported gay marriage.  Couldn't be more wrong.{#Eek}

Hillary Clinton's Gay-Marriage Problem
Proclivities
Nothing is fool-proof to a moderately proficient fool.
Proclivities Avatar

Location: Paris of the Piedmont
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Aries
Chinese Yr: Tiger


Posted: Feb 24, 2014 - 10:39am

Tucson Pizzeria Puts Up Sign: "We Reserve The Right To Refuse Service To Arizona Legislators"
window sign
R_P
Ni dieu ni maître
R_P Avatar



Posted: Oct 18, 2013 - 12:46pm


miamizsun

miamizsun Avatar

Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Jun 4, 2013 - 6:07am

you know the only person that should have a say in your marriage is the other person you want to spend the rest of your life with (or get married to)

it's not anyone's business who you choose to live your life with

where in the world do bureaucrats get the idea or think they have a higher claim on your freedom of choice in anything (especially a life partner) than you do?

who made that idiotic rule up and why is it considered valid?

wtf?
ok rant off
please watch {#Arrowd}

miamizsun

miamizsun Avatar

Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Jun 4, 2013 - 5:46am

from  Laws.com
"Marriage license requirements were introduced to control couples' legal ability to be married. In fact, marriage license laws were originally aimed at preventing non whites from entering in marriage and being granted the rights and responsibilities generally conferred upon marriage. Later, interracial couples were forbidden from obtaining a marriage license."

and this from LearnLiberty




2cats

2cats Avatar

Location: Oklahoma
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Libra
Chinese Yr: Buffalo


Posted: May 14, 2013 - 7:16am

 oldbuzzard wrote:

Was Jim Ready for Barneys Frank?

 

{#Lol}
oldbuzzard
Yes, I am a monkey.
oldbuzzard Avatar



Posted: May 14, 2013 - 6:56am

 meower wrote: 
Was Jim Ready for Barneys Frank?


2cats

2cats Avatar

Location: Oklahoma
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Libra
Chinese Yr: Buffalo


Posted: May 14, 2013 - 6:31am

 meower wrote:
"Marriage equality comes to Minnesota — because why should Marcus Bachmann be the only legally married gay man in the state?"

Dan Savage


 

{#Lol}
meower

meower Avatar

Location: i believe, i believe, it's silly, but I believe
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Gemini


Posted: May 14, 2013 - 6:30am

"Marriage equality comes to Minnesota — because why should Marcus Bachmann be the only legally married gay man in the state?"

Dan Savage

sirdroseph
Endeavor to Perservere
sirdroseph Avatar

Location: Yes
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Sagittarius
Chinese Yr: Dragon


Posted: Mar 1, 2013 - 7:45am

 meower wrote:


 

Oooo good point. My wife loves that show!{#Lol}
meower

meower Avatar

Location: i believe, i believe, it's silly, but I believe
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Gemini


Posted: Mar 1, 2013 - 7:40am


Page: 1, 2, 3 ... 83, 84, 85  Next