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Jun 26, 2013

US Court rules in favour of same sex marriage

While we await the decision of the Belize Supreme Court in the case of Caleb Orozco versus the Attorney General challenging the criminalization of homosexuality, the United States Supreme Court today delivered a landmark decision on gay rights. In the case of United States versus Windsor, the United States Supreme Court in a five to four decision decided that the Defence of Marriage Act which defined “marriage” and “spouse” as excluding same sex partners was unconstitutional as a deprivation of the equal liberty persons that is protected by the Fifth Amendment. The decision in the Caleb Orozco case is expected at the end of July.

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24 Responses for “US Court rules in favour of same sex marriage”

  1. Brightman says:

    If justice is to reign supreme in our beautiful jewel, Belize will follow suit! There are many of us Belizeans, most Christians, who are on the side of Caleb’s quest. Hate can never be allowed to reign within the hearts of people who profess to love…equality for all is the only sign of true civility, progress, and love.

  2. Brightman says:

    If justice is to reign supreme in our beautiful jewel, Belize will follow suit! There are many of us Belizeans, most Christians, who are on the side of Caleb’s quest. Hate can never be allowed to reign within the hearts of people who profess to love…equality for all is the only sign of true civility, progress, and charity.

  3. trudy says:

    @Brightman you’re behind the computer early. you finished your run? To a certain extent, I agree with you. There are indeed a lot of sheep in this world and they are now chugging from the poisoned chalice, including our own PM, who went on the record supporting obama, with whom scotus is quietly colluding. well the war is on. You and your rainbow colors will always remain the beaten down errant minority. the most fundamental underpinning of life is mommy, daddy, and little baby. men kissing men is gross. if you can’t see that then i’m sorry for you.

  4. Belizean Pride says:

    @brightman

    “There are many of us Belizeans, most Christians, who are on the side of Caleb’s quest.”

    You got to be kidding me when you wrote this. Sincerely majority of christian oppose the gay issue which harshly oppose same sex marriage. And we don’t hate gay people but instead don’t agree on the issue of accepting in our jewel same sex marriage and the other things that follows in their agendas.
    So kindly refrain with what you wrote brightman which nationally has been known that christian are not on calebs side at all.

  5. Belizean says:

    Pride comes before the fall…And that fall will be great. We will feel the fall of what we call the great U.S. OF A. And along with them, we will fall. It is inevitable. There is a strong force that drives to break down what is right, and make all the wrongs neutral or right. God is relative, people are numbers. The agenda behind the legalizing of */=-%$#@ is of a deeply ugly nature, evil in every aspect. The hate that @Brightman talks about is only a rightful hate that any person should have, Christian or non-Christian, NOT toward a person but toward the corruption that we see. I would rather be put to death, than to go along with this Satanic movement, and I believe the day is coming where people will die for what they believe. Now this movement plays the victim, but in the future they will orchestrate victimization!

  6. bmp chic says:

    @ Belizean, very good

  7. Brightman says:

    I’m glad that the ignorant and blinded folks like you ARE the minority…the true sheep are those of you who are being manipulated and controlled by leaders in churches who are actually wolves in sheep’s clothing collecting heavy salaries and grants (and they keep accusing the other side of being money hungry!) for promoting hate and discrimination using archaic and convenient beliefs!! However you may rant and rave, justice, tolerance, and love will prevail.
    And @ Trudy, you speak of war and disgust…I pity you!

  8. TB says:

    Christians…if this makes you uncomfortable, that is good thing. Do whatever it takes to teach your children that the truth of Scripture and the power of the gospel extends to every area of life. Understand the ominous warnings behind this ruling. God is not irrelevant. He is not mocked. God is not bound by the ruling of the Supreme Court. He is bound by his will, his justice, his holiness. He will act accordingly.

  9. Al says:

    @Brightman, I notice how many Belize people like to say they leave things to God, and God will help them. Well, let me share a secret, God cannot and will not condone wrong anywhere.

    His word speak out against sex between same sex gender. God told us to procreate and fill the earth, That means a man and a woman must come together to produce life to fill the earth. God did not change that order.

    As far as love and justice and tolerance will prevail, whose love, justice and tolerance? certainly not God’s. Man’s love, justice and tolerance only goes so far, and it will let you down every time.

    If those in the churches are not right God takes issue with that too. Be not surprise that people like you support this sexual evil. God is coming to judge us all, this is only the beginning of what evil men and women will support. There is coming a perilous time, and people like you will call out to the same God you thumb your nose at in this time.

    Read your Bible and get an understanding of what God is all about. If you have a computer go into http://ustre.am/ZiTh, on Sundays 10:30 am your time and 8:30 pm your time on Tuesday nights, you will begin to get a true revelation of who God is.

  10. Blanco says:

    Praise God!!! It all comes down to bible prophecy being fulfilled. When Jesus comes back, it will be as it was in the days of Noah and as it was in the days of Sodom and Gomorrah. Everything is falling into place! The time is now for people to get their house in order! Come Lord Jesus, Come!!!!

  11. Belizean says:

    @Brightman…There are 5 different people who commented on this board. 1 of these 5 is pro gay..Now BRIGHTMAN: Tell me, who is the minority???? You are either trying to stage something or sheer lying. When it comes down to it maybe there is .001% of Belizeans that agree with the stuff that comes from the bottomless pit of hell.

  12. nonsense says:

    come on people, the basic building blocks of a natural family is mom, dad and kids, men and men cant procreate, neither women and women………………..lgbt guys, if u can prove me wrong then i will support u.

  13. karla says:

    Brightman you might be right. the world is changing and archaic beliefs and manipulation of the church to instill fear and hate is overwhelming. its been in their history to cause so much harm to humanity in the name of god. look at history of the crusades of the church.
    The LGBT community claim to be about 25,000. lets say they are wrong and its 20,000 mulitply that by mother nad farher and brother andd sisters and aunts and uncles(lets say 10 family member which could be more) who silently beileve our gay relative have a right in this country like every other to be happy and not descrimniated, then we already have 20,000 X 10 = 200,000 belizeans.. In the end as a Christian i believe if you do not agree let god be the judge but as soon as we start hating and feeling other humans are subhumanns then we are loosing ourselves.. let god be the judge… before it was disgusting to see a black person kiss a White person and was even hanged now its evolved and we have learnt to respect their love. times are changing and chrisst words would not spread hate for anyone and would want everyones existence to be free of descriimnation..

  14. Belizean Pride says:

    @brightman,
    “There are many of us Belizeans, most Christians, who are on the side of Caleb’s quest.”

    “the true sheep are those of you who are being manipulated and controlled by leaders in churches who are actually wolves in sheep’s clothing collecting heavy salaries and grants (and they keep accusing the other side of being money hungry!) for promoting hate and discrimination using archaic and convenient beliefs!! ”

    really, brightman you have to read what you write, first you include yourself in your first comment as a christian and on your last comment you’re throwing stones at the christians, i guess you’re not a christian and mein grow up as a christian if you want to be one. and please don’t pity any one but help this issue to let people understand that same sex marriage is abominable in the eyes of the Lord.

  15. Unknown says:

    This is wat makes us who we are, y worry wat America does, from wat I knw belize is independent we don’t need to luk at wat America does and try to follow, all the want is to get in every bady business, Brightman I am pretty sure u are one of orozco’s kind, no discrimination but the way u defend wat they are doing, I just don’t undstand, where are ur moral values? do u knw even knw wat dat means, as Christians we don’t hate the LGBT but the course of action and the nastiness they involve in an try to pass on to the Belizean people who majority rejects it is wat is being hated… and of note, ur username.. u should change it bcaz u sure aint a brightman..

  16. Unknown says:

    This is wat makes us who we are, y worry wat America does, from wat I knw belize is independent we don’t need to luk at wat America does and try to follow, all the want is to get in every bady business, Brightman I am pretty sure u are one of orozco’s kind, no discrimination but the way u defend wat they are doing, I just don’t undstand, where are ur moral values? do u knw even knw wat dat means, as Christians we don’t hate the LGBT but the course of action and the nastiness they involve in an try to pass on to the Belizean people who majority rejects it is wat is being hated… and of note, ur username.. u should change it bcaz u sure aint a brightman..

  17. John Boy,Carson,Ca says:

    I have no problem with same sex marriage.I am a Christain,and I am not gay.

  18. Retired CEO says:

    I tried not to blog about this issue of homosexuality, same sex and gay issue, however enough is enough. Same sex marriage is an abominable and despicable act. No country, or leaders should support this horrible act. It is indeed very sad to know that many people used the term Love and apparently doesn’t have clue what love is. The Creator created everything in twos/pairs. Night/day, up/down, right/wrong, male/female, negative/positive, etc, etc. For anyone to suggest that these are all equally the same and should be treated as such. Something is definitely wrong within their head. People need to stop playing politics and the game of politically gender correctness. Accept or reject the naturalness of creation and be thankful to the Almighty that he is not a man.

  19. Rocket says:

    All gays must die and rot in hell.

  20. Common Sense says:

    Brightman, I think you need to save your “pity”, completely misplaced, and truly don’t think anyone would want your “pity” in the first place.
    As to “justice” – define your interpretation of Justice, while your at it, define your interpretation of “love” as well. I cannot see how the words “justice” and “love” can be described as an outcome to acceptance through law of the unnatural acts described as homosexuality.

    However, this a fad that is sweeping through the world. The animalistic characteristics of homosexuality will be more apparent when homosexual actions are in the public, legally….and I think that will repulse more people.

    So Brightman, keep up your pressure, fight for your “justice” and “love” – it will be counterproductive eventually to your homosexual community, with a bit of luck within one or two generations there will be no longer any homosexual community – Laws of Nature cannot be changed and bent to suit deadend non-reproductive lifestyles, it will only lead to sorrow, pain, disease and regret (and I know deep down inside your soul, you know it too).

    Sallam

  21. sickntired says:

    Huh this da trouble. All di while nobody mi di do nothing to di battyman them but now it will cause more tension. Plus i feel di majority of belizeans no like open battymaness. Plenty belizeans are not real christian and they still no like battyman. No amount of words on this site can predict di trouble yet to come whichever way the court decide. I feel sorry for battymen but i no think belize ready fi declare openess.

  22. Gerald underwood says:

    I guess you all are faggots

  23. Gerald underwood says:

    Brightman why are you straying away from the topic its not about churches or money lets face it the agenda here its about the unclean mentally ill faggot in belize

  24. Ted says:

    Five years ago my family traveled to Belize. We had a wonderful time and the people we met were warm and friendly. We spent a total of $8,000 US while we were there. I am surprised; however, by the hate being spewed out on this topic by the people here against gay people. As a result of the backward attitudes and laws of your country towards our gay brothers and sisters, we will not travel to Belize again until the laws against criminalizing homosexuality are removed. There are plenty of other beautiful places such as Costa Rica where we can spend our money, knowing that all people are welcome there. Poor Belize, such a beautiful country but with a dark heart.

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