Prop 8 in California

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    This may force Obama to pass a federal law allowing gay marriage.... will be interesting. Not his highest priority, but certainly we should allow equal rights for ALL Americans.
     
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    I agree
     
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    I believe Arizona passed a Gay Marriage Ban.

    I know Arkansas passed a ban on Gay Adoption.

    Church should play no role in state.
     
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    Which is precisely what he should NOT do. It is not the job of the President to decide state issues. It's bad enough Roe v. Wade will be allowed to stand.
     
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    It is very likely to pass, and it wouldn't be the first time. The big difference between then and now: this Prop rewrites the state constitution. Considering the high number of Hispanic voters in California, it doesn't surprise me. Remember, they are mostly traditional Catholics.

    You may want to check that. Last time I looked, O was opposed to gay marriage.
     
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    Wrong. Arkansas passed a ban on allowing a person who is living with an unwed partner to adopt. It is not limited to gays, and the fact it is being portrayed as such shows the liberal media bias.
     
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    Where in the world is Obama's Constitutional authority to do that?
     
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    I wondered how this issue was doing in CA... This is kind of an 'old school' holdover of the conservative movement.

    It will be interesting to see if the republicans will be willing to trade tolerance regarding alternative lifestyles for the power that comes from moderate voters in the coming years.

    -Joe
     
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    That depends on your interpretation of states rights. Should a minority of people be given less freedom because a majority thinks it's immoral? Abortion is one thing, but gay marriage? Who does that hurt? It's such a silly argument. You don't like gay marriage? Ok, fine. Don't be gay and don't get married! :D
     

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