Liti-Gator Wrote:
May 01, 2013 3:33 PM
The Equal protection clause is of general language, reqiring interpretation. The framers understood they were prohibiting racism and sexism, but not any evidence exists that they intended to change the definition of marriage from one man, one woman. It's not posible they had that in mind, and it is their understanding that controls. If the framers' understanding doesn't control, then it is not law. Courts applying the Framers' understanding is the common sense, traditional view of what law is. Otherwise, judges are just making up law, and acting as an unelected oligarchy in striking down laws defining marriage under the GUISE of the constitution. The section under doma about benefits may be unconst., based on the fact that states have...