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Supreme Court to Take Up Gay Marriage

nawlins72 Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 1:09 PM
"If the people demand immorality, and the government (as representatives of the people as a nation) do nothing to stop them, our civilization is over." A major flaw in your argument is that notion that the "representatives of the people" are somehow different than the citizenry themselves.

The Supreme Court decided today it will hear two cases surrouding gay marriage with rulings coming down as Spring 2013. More from POLITICO:

The Supreme Court announced Friday that it will take up same-sex marriage, hearing both a case stemming from California’s Proposition 8 voter-approved ban on gay marriage and a case from New York challenging the constitutionality of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.

The pair of moves greatly increase the chances that the justices will rule this term on whether the U.S. Constitution guarantees same-sex couples the right to marry. However,...

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