The Official Web Site of
Jonas Maxwell
Current Las Vegas Time:
Supporting the God-given freedom for which America's Founding Fathers fought and died!
print this page email this page to a friend

Texas Judge Tonya Parker's Selfish Application of Law

Categories: Opinion

Texas Judge Tonya Parker
Texas Judge Tonya Parker refuses to uphold the same-sex marriage law that applies to everyone, both heterosexuals and homosexuals, equally and fairly.
"Texas Judge Tonya Parker cannot legally marry a woman in her state, so she refuses to perform any marriage ceremonies until there is equality," according to this February 24, 2012 ABC News/Good Morning America story.

"'I don't perform marriage ceremonies because we are in a state that does not have marriage equality and until it does, I'm not going to partially apply the law to one group of people that doesn't apply to another group of people,' Parker said in a video of the Tuesday discussion."

I'm not a lawyer or a judge, but it seems to me that laws against same-sex marriage apply to both heterosexuals and homosexuals, therefore, there is no inequality.

Judge Parker continues, "'And it's kind of oxymoronic for me to perform ceremonies that can't be performed for me, so I'm not going to do it.'"

The reality is that the marriage ceremony can be performed for her, as long as she complies with the law.

It's amazing to me that someone with "higher education" can't seem to comprehend the simple truth: There is no discrimination.  The laws apply equally to everyone.  So this judge who is appointed to serve the people decides that her selfish, personal desires are more important than thousands of years of moral tradition.

This is exactly why we need to allow discrimination in America.  In cases like this where the law is clear and applies to everyone equally and fairly, people like Parker simply cannot be trusted to represent the people and uphold the law.

User Comments:
Douglas  - Mar 10, 2012 03:55:42 — I am appauled at the decision of this bigotted judge by not standing by the laws of the people that elected her to the bench. She needs to be debenched and fired. She would jail a minister that would not perform a wedding ceremony for gay people, but now she wants it the other way. If she wont pe ...more
Tedro - Jul 19, 2013 10:09:43 — So gay marriage is immoral?
Bound and Gagged  - Dec 25, 2013 01:16:57 — Toyna Parker has a chip on each of her small shoulders. She hates straight people and she hates whites. She tramples first amendment rights by using prior restraint. This is a fact. She carries water for the big white law firms that paid to get her elected. Another fact. How can a judge who  ...more
Edoardo - Jan 24, 2015 08:22:06 — The homofobics have lost at this point their so stupid battle against the american future. Texas has always been the last state for the civil and human rights since 1863. Shame on it! So ridiculous! Creeply.
Dallasite - Mar 30, 2017 04:44:50 — The judge is in no way required to perform marriages, for all of the people claiming that she is breaking the law. Performing marriages is a discretionary function that judges can choose to or not to do. Figured I'd add some actual facts to this conversation.

"If you can't say something nice, let's hear it!"   — Joan Rivers

You got something to say about Texas Judge Tonya Parker's Selfish Application of Law?

NOTE: A message sent through this form will not be sent privately to Jonas.  It will be posted on this page for the entire world to see.  Any responses will also be posted on this page, and you will not receive personal responses.


NEXT: Iowa's "Ag-Gag"


kiva - loans that change lives
Kiva - loans that change lives
New Pages
'The River of Dreams' Live Cover by Michael Cavanaugh MUSIC 'The River of Dreams' Live Cover by Michael Cavanaugh - "Who IS this guy?!," I thought as I watched this video for the first time. For about a week, I'd been listening to different mixes of Billy Joel's 'The River of Dreams'. Then, as usual, I checked to see if there were any good covers. This was the fir... more (Updated Sep 10, 2020)

RolliBot RolliCool COOL 100H-20 Portable Air Conditioner - My Experience OPINION RolliBot RolliCool COOL 100H-20 Portable Air Conditioner - My Experience - This is my experience (so far) with the RolliBot RolliCool COOL 100H-20 portable air conditioner.... more (Updated Jul 6, 2020)

Top Three Reasons to Ditch T-Mobile OPINION Top Three Reasons to Ditch T-Mobile - Top Three Reasons to Ditch T-Mobile: 1) T-Mobile spent $350 million to put their name on the Las Vegas Golden Knights NHL hockey arena. 2) T-Mobile merged with Sprint, the all-time worst mobile communications company. 3) The T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert... more (Updated Jun 26, 2020)

Hot Fun In the Summertime MUSIC Hot Fun In the Summertime - Hot Fun in the Summertime was made popular in 1968 by Sly and the Family Stone (written and produced by Sly Stone). In 1992, it was covered by the Beach Boys on their "Summer of Paradise" album. I like both versions, and couldn't decide which I liked... more (Updated Jun 26, 2020)


home     media     calendar     faqs     contact

© 2010-2013 Jonas Maxwell. All rights reserved.