Federal judge rules that part of the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional

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    Boston judge: Federal ban on gay marriage unconstitutional, calls statute discriminatory, 'invalid'
     
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    Then the health care bill is also unconstitutional based on states rights too. GO BOSTON! Set this type of precedence.
     
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    The Federal government has no businesses being involved in peoples' bedrooms. It is not up to them to decide who can or cannot get married. This is a good ruling.
     
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    I agree and I feel the same about all of my rights and liberties. now get out of my medicine cabinet.
     
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    Good point. I wonder if they'll think to mention this ruling.
     
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    A very good decision about a very bad law. I do not care how you feel about Gay Marriage, if you do not support this ruling, you do not support strict interpretation of the constitution. This is clearly a case where the Fed has no say, It is a states issue.
     
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    DOMA violates states rights? How so? It was written specifically to protect states rights.
     
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    Maybe. Wouldn't it be nice to see red states not take care of their own citizens? After a few years everyone would move to a blue state and the next census would take congressional seats away from red states.

    GO BOSTON!!!
     
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    too bad you didn't know how to make a great headline. there was such potential here -- squandered away. sigh
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    :rofl: Too funny dante. Keep em coming.
     

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