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Same-Sex Marriage Needs Voters' Stamp

Capitalist at Birth1 Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 12:54 PM
I choose to discriminate with who I do and do not associate with. Is that illegal under our Constitution?

As a conservative with gay friends, nothing would make me happier than to watch Californians pass an initiative to legalize same-sex marriage -- preferably with protections for religious objectors. Polls suggest it would pass today. Then the issue would be settled, and Californians -- not a court in Washington -- would have determined their own marriage laws.

So of course I was interested when 100-plus conservatives filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of a legal challenge to Proposition 8, the California constitutional amendment supported by 52 percent of voters in 2008 that limited marriage to a man and a...