The Supreme Court's ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act was a great example of why courts should not substitute their judgment for the judgment of the people and the legislature. And it was all hypocritical bull crap.
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Wednesday said state probate judges remain under a court order to refuse marriage licenses to gay couples even though a US. Supreme Court decision effectively legalized same-sex marriage more than six months ago.
At a time when some nations are maintaining or beefing up laws that deny the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, the Obama administration is stepping in to aid homosexual communities worldwide — and throwing the weight of U.S. foreign aid behind its efforts.
A day after electing their first African-American president in a historic move that strives to erase its legacy of racism, Southern Baptists passed a resolution opposing the idea that same-sex marriage is a civil rights issue.