The California Supreme Court denied a request today to put its ruling allowing same-sex marriages on hold until after the November election, clearing the way for gay and lesbian weddings to begin June 17.
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Well balanced article which presents both sides of the issue without taking a position--letting the statements speak for themselves. Interestingly, ultra conservative justifications seem trite, preposterous, and utterly quixotic in nature as shown by this neocon lawyer's statement: I dont believe at the end of the day the people will allow four people to rewrite marriage.
This is the way news should be reported. Fair, balanced, sourced. It also gives partisan opinions from both sides fairly and without comment. It provides background and practical consequences of the court's action. Good job on a controversial issue.
This is a civil-rights issue, and has always been a civil-rights issue from day one. We've let the extreme -right frame and dicate this issue since it came to the forefront. All rightous
Americans of all political strips are to blame for that. This is NOT a states-right issue, like gun-rights. There should be a national, of federal, law stating all Americans be treated the same, which means the right to marry.
It's basic civil -rights.