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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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VIDEO: Candlelight Vigil Held for Connecticut Shooting

2 years, 6 months ago Bryan Nichols

Many gathered in Washington Park Tuesday night to honor victims of Friday's mass shooting.

Voices were raised in song and prayer Tuesday night as more than 50 people gathered in Quincy’s Washington Park to remember the lives lost in the Newtown Connecticut school shooting. A lone gunman took the life of 26 students and staff plus his mother and himself.

Those in attendance held candles and flashlights as the names of the 26 victims were read. Several area pastors led those in attendance in  prayer.

Connie Ward helped organize the vigil.

"I think everybody here has kids and what happened in Connecticut was terrible. I mean, it hurts your heart. We just want to show those people that we're here for them and we love them and support them," said Ward.

She said she started planning the vigil Friday night but it didn't all come together until Tuesday. Ward said she was able to spread the word quickly through radio and social media. 


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