The Supreme Court's punt on Prop 8

The US Supreme Court issued a mealy mouth ruling today on California's Constitutional Amendment that defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman. Californians voted twice to protect traditional marriage. First on Mar 7, 2000 and then again on Nov. 4, 2008 with Proposition 8  which after its passage became a part of the California Constitution - § 7.5 to Article I. When it was challenged in the courts by gay activists, a gay federal judge ruled it unconstitutional. In other words, this jurist opined that the California Constitution was itself unconstitutional. Then both Gov. Brown and his sidekick the lefty Attorney General  Kamala Harris refused to appeal  the ruling.   Without an appeal the ruling stands. Notwithstanding that both state officials had sworn oaths to uphold the constitutions, both of California and that of the United States.They didn't.Of course, in a normal red state, they would be impeached or...(Read Full Post)