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"God Almighty Himself has defined marriage to be between one man and one woman"...
Citation (yawn) needed... zzzzzzzzzzzz
2/16/2012 5:54:07 AM
"God’s Law ... is the very basis of the Supreme Law of the Land of our nation, the U.S. Constitution!"
<insert xkcd "citation needed" comic here>
2/16/2012 5:55:03 AM
God’s Law...which is the very basis of the Supreme Law of the Land of our nation, the U.S. Constitution!
Except the US Constitution (along with the BoR) does not even once mention God, Yahweh, Jehova or Jesus Christ. Yes, there is the "year of our Lord" in the date near the signatures, but that's just flowery language for the sake of eloquence.
The Declaration of Independence does mention "endowed by our Creator" but that document is not the basis for our law.
2/16/2012 6:29:34 AM
The defenders of prop. 8 should have called god as an expert witness. Too late now I guess.
2/16/2012 6:31:46 AM
Again: No one needs your churchs permission or existance to get married. Never have, it's a legal agreement and has been in practice longer than any religion on the planet.
2/16/2012 6:33:50 AM
Filin De Blanc
God did not define marriage as any such thing, which you would know if you read your own freakin' holy book.
2/16/2012 6:37:04 AM
At long last; God's full name. God Almighty Himself.
Why does Mr. Himself's son, Jesus Herbert Christ, have a different last name? Wasn't G.A. married to Mrs. Himself?
2/16/2012 6:40:48 AM
"The court’s opinion that male-female “marriage” is “unconstitutional” "
First you must find the courts opinion that male-female marriage is unconstitutional, and only then can you proceed with the rest of your drivel.
"Any law contrary to God’s Law is no law at all!"
And the real god is Allah so the only real law is Sharia!
2/16/2012 6:43:26 AM
Read your fucking Bible. God clearly intended marriage to between one man and many women.
2/16/2012 6:51:19 AM
Show me where, in that judicial opinion, whether in ratio decidendi or dictum, it says a man and a woman can't get married.
2/16/2012 7:07:18 AM
The court’s opinion that male-female “marriage” is “unconstitutional” is absurd
I agree. I just got a letter today from the Federal Marriage Bureau which says that my marriage to my wife is now null and void because two gay guys in another state want to get married.
God Almighty Himself has defined marriage to be between one man and one woman
And one man and several women; one man, several women, and the man's concubines; a woman and her rapist; or a man and his dead brother's wife.
2/16/2012 7:11:51 AM
That's why god is mentioned so many times in the Constitution. About as many times as they mention Jesus, which is also as many times as they mention the internet, Chewbacca, and centaurs.
2/16/2012 7:22:56 AM
Well, since the ruling NEVER SAID that marriage between a man and a woman is unconstitutional, we know you're lying for Jesus right off the bat. Furthermore, as much as your ilk is trying to make it so, Biblical law has NO bearing on the law of the United States. None whatsoever. The Constitution is the law of the land, and the Constitution specifically made the United States a secular country. It had better stay that way.
2/16/2012 7:34:29 AM
Someone desperately needs a civics lesson.
2/16/2012 8:02:31 AM
This god of yours, is he a U.S. citizen who was elected to the legislature?
2/16/2012 8:09:17 AM
The court doesn't advance the opinion that male-female marriage is unconstitutional you lying ass. Only that the passing of Prop. 8 was unconstitutional because it was a majority denying rights to a minority for no good reason. Tyranny of the majority. What they're saying Gregg is that in this case, what you personally interpret as "God's Law" is not fair and it can be consigned to the trash heap along with laws against interracial marriage and appeals to authority. Read your Constitution.
2/16/2012 8:10:26 AM
The court’s opinion that male-female “marriage” is “unconstitutional” is absurd because it is contrary to God’s Law (God Almighty Himself has defined marriage to be between one man and one woman) which is the very basis of the Supreme Law of the Land of our nation, the U.S. Constitution!
(1) The US Constitution is indeed the "Supreme Law of the Land of our nation". It actually says so in Article VI. "Supreme" means "the highest there is". There's no "super-law" that overrides the Constitution. If God wants to override the Constitution, that's His lookout, not the court's.
(2) It is what it is. If we want "God's Law" written into it, it must be written down in the document itself. Only dictatorships have unwritten laws left up to the police and the courts to enforce as they like.
(3) What is "God's Law"? There are thousands of different opinions on the subject. Who says your opinion is the right one?
(4) If by "God's Law" you mean the Bible, then "God Almighty Himself" certainly has not "defined marriage to be between one man and one woman". Actually, there are a whole bunch of definitions, depending on which part you read.
(5) There's no indication that the framers of the Constitution ever intended "God's Law" to be the basis for the Constitution. The fact that the First Amendment forbids the government to stick its nose into religion, either for or against, and Article VI forbids religious tests for public office suggests that the opposite is true.
To quote Dr. Martin Luther King who quoted St. Thomas Aquinas: Any law contrary to God’s Law is no law at all!
Yes, I believe Al Qaeda says something like the same thing. They probably have a different opinion about God's Law, though (see (3) above).
2/16/2012 8:12:46 AM
So why are 7 out of the 10 Commandments perfectly legal?
2/16/2012 8:14:20 AM
So Gregg thinks we should throw out the 14th Amendment?
All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the
jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State
wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge
the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any
State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of
law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the
2/16/2012 8:44:12 AM
The Bible is the law of the land. ORLY?
Leviticus 24:16 "And he that blasphemeth the name of the LORD, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him"
Since we all blaspheme here regularly, we all better get stoned.
2/16/2012 9:19:54 AM
N. De Plume
Originally posted by Gregg Jackson
The court’s opinion that male-female “marriage” is “unconstitutional…
Does this assclown actually believe this is what the ruling says, or is he just trying to get a bunch of ignorant hicks to believe it?
2/16/2012 9:40:52 AM
1. They're not trying to do that.
2. Establishment clause, bastard.
3. Treaty of Tripoli, bitch.
4. God does not make the laws. His mindless followers do.
5. You fail.
2/16/2012 9:41:59 AM
Um.... in the Bible there are polygamous marriages.
2/16/2012 10:06:24 AM
I agree, you are plain and simple.
2/16/2012 10:09:17 AM
It's amazing to me, as a Brit, that a country founded on the belief that church and state should be separate should have become so mind-numbingly God-bothering. When did America fall into Bizarro World?
2/16/2012 10:13:29 AM
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