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

1647 Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 10:36 AM
There are over 1500 federal laws that affect and give married people advantages. That is the whole point. I am married god or a church had nothing nor ever will have anything to do with it. I can take advantages of everything that goes to married couples my wife and I live our lives as equal partners -- how can any one deny that right to any committed couple. There is not sustainable reason. " I think it is icky" is not a sustainable reason

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...