Skip to comments.Supreme Court rules for gay marriage
Posted on 06/26/2015 7:40:16 AM PDT by HomerBohn
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry in a historic triumph for gay rights.
Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing on behalf of the court, said that the hope of gay people intending to marry "is not to be condemned to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civilization's oldest institutions. They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right."
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Pity, pity. I’d fully favor some kree8tiv interpretations to do GOOD things. The abyss stares also into me.
Who could have imagined, even in 2000 when Vermont got civil unions (and the GOP won the State House as a result! In Vermont! Just 15 years ago!) that we would need a constitutional amendment to stop the Supreme Court from imposing homo marriage nationwide.
I didn’t think that we would *need* an amendment at the time, but I certainly supported it just to make sure that liberal judges didn’t impose it via judicial fiat. But John McCain said that it wasn’t nevessary because we had DOMA. Unfortunately, I was right and he was wrong.
back in a 2ooo, civil unions were seem as a compromise. now, civil unions are blasted as separate but equal.
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