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OneMansPoison - Supreme Court extends gay marriage nation-wide - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Good gawd. I'm down-voted for championing the downtrodden children used and abused by "the system". My place in Hell must be very low...
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Brandishing a Firearm is against the law. Who was your instructor? If he told you, you didn't listen very well.
CoolEdge - Supreme Court extends gay marriage nation-wide - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
single people don't get those benefits ... that's not equal. This is only about the definition of marriage. The courts changed it, wrote law.
Expatriate - Supreme Court extends gay marriage nation-wide - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I think these are completely valid concerns and people on the pro-same-sex marriage side dismiss them too quickly. I wonder how courts will address them. If "marriage license" is part of a fundamental right, then they would apply strict scrutiny to equal protection analysis (To keep the discriminatory law, the government must show that the challenged classification serves a compelling state interest…
OneMansPoison - Supreme Court extends gay marriage nation-wide - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Well, maybe we need a common core I.Q. test to figure out which kids are capable of giving consent? Just kidding.

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Jelly Belly ends jelly bean production in Illinois

10 months, 2 weeks ago From Associated Press

The famous, multi-flavored jelly beans will be made at Jelly Belly's California headquarters

The makers of Jelly Belly candy say they're reducing their workforce at the company's North Chicago factory and will no longer make their famous jelly beans there.
Fairfield, California-based Jelly Belly Candy Company says a smaller number of North Chicago employees will continue to make private label and contract candies. The famous, multi-flavored jelly beans will be made at Jelly Belly's California headquarters.
About 66 jobs will be eliminated. Company president Bob Simpson says it was a difficult decision. In a statement, he calls private label manufacturing "a forward thinking step for the best deployment of the Illinois facility and the company overall."
Jelly Belly was formerly known in North Chicago as Goelitz Confectionery Company. The company has been making candy at the Illinois plant for more than 100 years.

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