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Gay Marriage Advocates Lose By Winning

pchandler Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 4:51 PM
The Nevada Federal District Court ruling is so wrong-headed as to make it almost amusing (it would be amusing were the issues involved not so serious). So gay men and lesbians have political clout and can defend themselves from majoritarian abuses of power? Tell that to the gay and lesbian citizens of more than 20 states who can be fired merely for having a photograph of their partner on their desks. Tell that to the citizens of the more than 30 states in which constitutional amendments have been inscribed into the respective state constitutions, prohibiting the recognition of gay marriage. Just how many US Senators are openly gay? (I think tha answer is one -- Tammy Baldwin -- out of the 100 US Senators in that chamber.) (continued)
Beethovens10th Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 5:03 PM
The better, overriding point the judge made is that there IS NO INEQUITY - AT ALL. A homosexual man may legally marry THE EXACT SAME WOMAN that I can marry. There is no comparison at all with the issue involved in Loving v. Virginia.

Homosexual activists achieved historic gains in the November 2012 election in the states of Washington, Maine and Maryland. These three notoriously liberal states passed laws extending marriage benefits to homosexual relationships by four to six percentage points. But will these legal victories ultimately deny them the sweeping Supreme Court decision they long for?

Judge Robert Jones of a federal court in Nevada has laid the groundwork for such a conclusion. In his ruling on a lawsuit which sought to overturn Nevada’s ban on gay marriage, Jones wrote that the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) lobby’s success in advancing its...