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Gay Inmates in California
Can Get Married

LA Weekly, by Patrick Range McDonald

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Posted By:jackson, 9/9/2013 9:58:26 AM

With the demise of Proposition 8 -- the gay marriage ban -- gay inmates in California can get married to their same-sex partners, the Associated Press has reported. In an August 30 memo, state prison officials stated that due to the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that "effectively invalidated" Proposition 8, they "must accept and process applications for a same-sex marriage between an inmate and a non-incarcerated person in the community, in the same manner as they do between opposite sex couples." In case you didn´t notice the wording, there is a caveat in that statement

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You would think people living on the San Andreas Fault would be more circumspect... Amazing.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 9/9/2013 10:07:42 AM     (No. 9512587)

...but a prison chaplain can refuse to marry the couple based on religious grounds.

For how long? All it takes is one activist judge to require a minister, priest or rabbi to do these "marriages" or face a huge fine and jail time.

It really is time for Californication to just fall into the Pacific before it further infects the rest of the nation with it´s immoral lie-beral agenda!!!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rake King, 9/9/2013 10:07:57 AM     (No. 9512588)

I guess the next big "CHANGE" is animals and humans being allowed to wed. As walls are torn down, who can guess where the next "new ideas" will come from.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kanphil, 9/9/2013 10:29:48 AM     (No. 9512630)

They might "hook up", but they won´t be married. Marriage is a sacrament, sanctioned and defined by every organized religion. It is not in any way shape or form intended for two persons of the same gender.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: offrope, 9/9/2013 11:05:37 AM     (No. 9512673)

What could possibly go wrong? /sarc

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Reply 5 - Posted by: simple simon, 9/9/2013 11:07:03 AM     (No. 9512678)

FTA (made me giggle...) "security concerns and other legitimate penological interests"

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Reply 6 - Posted by: kayjaymac, 9/9/2013 11:10:47 AM     (No. 9512686)

Well, isn´t that special?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 9/9/2013 11:15:59 AM     (No. 9512696)

Democrats.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FLCracker, 9/9/2013 11:35:24 AM     (No. 9512729)

So, does the "married" couple get to share the same jail cell?

If so, I´m thinking straight married couples who are incarcerated should sue to get the same right.

(Now, wouldn´t THAT just be heaven?)

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Reply 9 - Posted by: trombo, 9/9/2013 11:35:25 AM     (No. 9512730)

Oh, how romantic.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 9/9/2013 12:24:59 PM     (No. 9512807)

Inmates always could get married.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: veritas, 9/9/2013 12:36:54 PM     (No. 9512830)

And-- and-- and-- now California will be perfect!/i>

OP: Nice one. Hat tip.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: tennman, 9/9/2013 12:49:43 PM     (No. 9512852)

Wonder how many are shot-gun weddings?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 9/9/2013 1:31:47 PM     (No. 9512903)

I heard Charles Manson is looking for a ´life partner´ of the same sex. Sirhan Sirhan might be available.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mickturn, 9/9/2013 1:42:03 PM     (No. 9512918)

So what, they are already married in crime.

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