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Stepping Across the Line to Support Marriage

glindsay Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 12:06 AM
If you wanted to protect marriage, you would be leading the fight to make divorce harder. Instead, you have gratuitously bashed Gay and Lesbian Americans by outlawing civil unions / domestic partners in 21 states.

As a Texan, I grew up hearing about the legend of a fellow attorney, William Travis, who, when surrounded in the Alamo by Santa Anna’s army, drew his sword, traced a line in the sand, and invited all who were ready to give the ultimate price for their cause to step across the line. Of 183 men with him, all but one crossed the line.

In a vivid illustration of “the pen is mightier than the sword,” a record number of friend-of-the-court briefs (formally known as amicus briefs) were filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in the last two...