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  •  Less attention because gay marriage ... (12+ / 0-)

    ...is already banned in Florida. Prop. 2 just makes it tougher to unban it. That's not good, of course, but in California, Prop. 8 would TAKE AWAY a right conferred in the most far-reaching court case on the subject so far, one decided on the basis of due process.

    I am an anti-imperialist. I am opposed to having the eagle put its talons on any other land. -- Mark Twain

    by Meteor Blades on Mon Nov 03, 2008 at 09:41:57 AM PST

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      AmericanRiverCanyon, dotalbon

      for the the explanation. And it makes some sense. It just angers me to see them get any of their hate amendments passed.

      "Even a man who is pure in heart and says his prayers by night may become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms and the autumn moon is bright" Curt Siodmak

      by Wisdumb on Mon Nov 03, 2008 at 09:48:35 AM PST

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    •  Remember when they tried this in Colorado? (0+ / 0-)

      It had to be overturned on the grounds that it was unconstitutional and a new requirement for all proposed ballot measures to be written in clear language had to be enacted, so that a "yes" vote clearly approves of the measure and a "no" vote clearly rejects it.

      I'm so sick of finding these acts of aggression on our ballots. What a despicable pastime the so-called 'moral majority' has.

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