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Nine Justices or Fifty States? Who Should Decide Gay Marriage?

1647 Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 10:23 AM
The state does not have to agree with anything. The state does have to guarantee that the laws benefits and punishments are applied equally. That is only just. There is absolutely nothing about gay marriage that will affect you in any way whatsoever. If I am wrong tell me.

I would like to think that Supreme Court justices are smarter than I am.

At one level, they surely are. Their years of devotion to the practice and analysis of law involves countless pages of book-learning I will never undertake. Their brains must fairly bulge with minutiae I cannot grasp.

But there is a difference between intelligence and wisdom. There are high school dropouts who have deep wells of astuteness about how to think, act and live in an enlightened way. And there are Ph.D.’s I would not let into my house.

In one stunning moment Tuesday from the Supreme Court...