Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The End of Prop 8: What the Constitution is all About

  • Much buzz yesterday (and today) about whether or not supporters of Prop 8 have standing to ask for a stay of Judge Walker's ruling. In a nutshell, opponents of marriage equality failed to prove any harm to themselves or anyone else at trial; and both the Governator and Attorney General of California want to resume issuing marriage licenses to everyone. The Gov. and AG are the ones who have standing, not Cooper, Thompson et al. Walker's decision on the stay could come at any moment.

If you haven't seen the footage yet, here's David Boies carving Tony Perkins into tiny pieces on Face the Nation:

And here's Ted Olsen schooling FOX News's Chris Wallace on what the constitution is all about:

The above videos are required viewing ladies and gentlemen. This is the path forward for justice.

1 comment:

  1. The 14th Amendment has a message for Tony Perkins: "No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States... nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. Love, The Constitution"

    (confession: I made those last 3 words up)


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