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

Cambermeister Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 10:52 AM
CaptainJeff and Jerome41 Can a my marital definition indicate bigotry towards those with homosexuality?
Captain-Jeff Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 11:01 AM
Are you admitting to being a bigot? Are the people who voted for Prop 8 all bigots? Were those who favored slavery bigots? Are the Iranians bigots because they hate Jews? Bigotry is common and most often irrational. I'm looking for reasoned arguments for why the US or CA should restrict the personal freedoms of some Americans while rewarding others because of their personal sleeping habits.
eddie again Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 11:12 AM
because it costs taxpayers money. because private same-sex relationships are irrelevant to the common good.

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...