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    Angry California Court Strips Children of Right to Mother and Father

    In making this argument, the court addresses biological parenthood as an accident of nature that can be swept aside by the court in its pursuit of what the court understands to be justice. To explain this vision of justice--and where children fit into this vision--the court equates same-sex couples to infertile heterosexual married couples.


    California Court Strips Children of Right to Mother and Father -- 05/16/2008

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    Default Re: California Court Strips Children of Right to Mother and Father

    Wow, lots stretching and twisting of arguments here in this article. my question is, what about single parent households? those children do not have the benefit of two parents, and there is no "right" to have two parents anywhere. but i am not getting into this discussion here.

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    Default Re: California Court Strips Children of Right to Mother and Father

    I agree with the above post. No "Rights" have been stripped from anyone, but a discriminatory practice has been removed. This so-called right that has been stripped is illusory at best. Many millions of children are being raised in foster homes, or by one parent, and many times by just a grandparent. Better to have a child growing up in a stable home with two people that love them, even if it is somewhat unconventional. A common response to gay marriage is that it cheapens the sanctity of marriage. Sorry, but only you can cheapen the sanctity of your marriage, no one else. If every gay person gets married, it has absolutely no effect on my marriage, pro or con. No church is being compelled to perform gay marriages, these are state civil ceremonies. A major reason, if mostly unstated, for marriage in the first place is the economic benefits in the form of tax breaks, discontinuing the practice of selective discrimination based on sexual orientation is long overdue.

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    Default Re: California Court Strips Children of Right to Mother and Father

    Gay people should be allowed to marry. There is no reason for them not to be as miserable as the rest of us.

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    Default Re: California Court Strips Children of Right to Mother and Father

    Quote Originally Posted by Snowflake View Post
    Gay people should be allowed to marry. There is no reason for them not to be as miserable as the rest of us.
    Very true.

    I think we have more important things to worry about in then letting two gay people get married. I'm not effected by the decision but I agree with Snowflake's theory.

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    Default Re: California Court Strips Children of Right to Mother and Father

    Quote Originally Posted by dc428 View Post
    Very true.

    I think we have more important things to worry about in then letting two gay people get married. I'm not effected by the decision but I agree with Snowflake's theory.
    There you go... Right on. We don't need to be distracted by issues that do not affect that many people anyways.

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    Default Re: California Court Strips Children of Right to Mother and Father

    Quote Originally Posted by UAW Local 2322 VP View Post
    There you go... Right on. We don't need to be distracted by issues that do not affect that many people anyways.
    But I will affect this Country. Just wait and see.

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    Default Re: California Court Strips Children of Right to Mother and Father

    In making this argument, the court addresses biological parenthood as an accident of nature that can be swept aside by the court in its pursuit of what the court understands to be justice. To explain this vision of justice--and where children fit into this vision--the court equates same-sex couples to infertile heterosexual married couples.
    Read this quote from the article. You guys are talking about a different issue.

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    Default Re: California Court Strips Children of Right to Mother and Father

    This is one of the main issues I have with Judges.. Just stick to the Constitution and word of law. If there were or was an intent written into it,, it would have actually been written into it. I am no lawyer or a Legal Eagle but for the most part the law is cut & dry,, do not tell me what it was meant to say just what it says.
    Last edited by snortin nortin; 05-18-2008 at 11:54 PM. Reason: lord Mr.Ford

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    Default Re: California Court Strips Children of Right to Mother and Father

    This sounds right in line with the 9th Circuit Court.
    Next thing you know, they will say it is illegal to breath the air.

 

 
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