Gay marriage ruling

Matthew Hoy
By Matthew Hoy on May 16, 2008

Yesterday, the California Supreme Legislature Court decided that gays and lesbians -- but not bigamists, polygamists, first-cousins, brothers and sisters -- can marry.

This may not last, as an initiative to overturn the decision is likely to make it on the November ballot. There's extensive, thoughtful coverage of the issue over at National Review's "Bench Memos" blog.

However, I wanted to highlight just one line in the increasingly centrist San Diego Union-Tribune's editorial on the subject.

Our view remains that current law allowing homosexuals to enter into civil unions is preferable to same-sex marriage. But that did not stop us from opposing Proposition 22 in 2000 as divisive and dubious....

Prop. 22 simply wrote into law (not the state constitution) the definition of marriage as being between one man and one woman.

If Prop. 22 was divisive, what the heck was yesterday's court ruling.

And, in light of yesterday's ruling, it doesn't seem so dubious anymore.

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BREAKING: We just filed a motion asking the Ninth Circuit to lift the stay in our lawsuit challenging California's ban on so-called "assault weapons," which, if granted, would allow the judgment striking down the ban to go into effect. Read it here: https://www.firearmspolicy.org/miller

Stole the image from a reddit post, but it appears to be an accurate summary.

The losers in Sacramento are throwing a temper tantrum in response to the ruling in Bruen. Now that they have to issue carry permits, they want to make basically everywhere a "sensitive place".

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