Two Supreme Court opinions involving the Affordable Care Act and gay marriage have the net effect of uniting the states to act as one country. The tenth amendment to the constitution gives a fair amount of power to the states to enact laws that can directly conflict or undermine national policy set by the federal […]
Amador City’s current mayor, Tim Knox, has a vision that this little gold rush berg might become a gay wedding destination as a means to help stabilize and improve the community. It sounds as if the residents, businesses and the organizational structure are on his side.
DOMA was not repealed by congress. Prop 8 was not voted out by the people in a new election. No elected official introduced or passed any laws that worked to strike down DOMA or Prop 8. The un-elected justices of the Supreme Court did what no politician could; remove the discrimination against same sex couples from getting married.
Historical fate could have left us with other constitutional rights that are just as thorny as a “well armed militia.”
I don’t think the conservative justices really care about gay marriage. The bigger issue for the court is state’s rights.
I was raised in a non-denominational, Bible centered churches. The tenets of my faith are belief in one God manifest as three- the Father, His Son Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit, that man is born into this world with sin & free will & can only receive salvation through acceptance of Jesus Christ and […]