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

tibby2 Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 1:50 PM
A thing can be made legal but it can never be made moral. You are free to choose legality or morality and will have to answer to either choice, however, the judge may be different. Its none of my business if gays want to "marry". Its also none of my business if a spouse wants to cheat. People should be allowed to screw up their life in any manner they wish as long as I don't have to foot the bill.

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...