The news came as no surprise to me, the Defense of Marriage Act is dead. The LDS chruch had this to say, “By ruling that supporters of Proposition 8 lacked standing to bring this case to court, the Supreme Court has highlighted troubling questions about how our democratic and judicial system operates. Many Californians will wonder if there is something fundamentally wrong when their government will not defend or protect a popular vote that reflects the views of a majority of their citizens.
“In addition, the effect of the ruling is to raise further complex jurisdictional issues that will need to be resolved.
“Regardless of the court decision, the Church remains irrevocably committed to strengthening traditional marriage between a man and a woman, which for thousands of years has proven to be the best environment for nurturing children. Notably, the court decision does not change the definition of marriage in nearly three fourths of the states.”
Most news pundets agree that it was bound to happen anyway, if not today, then tomorrow. The youth of today are rallying behind this issue as activists did in the 50’s-60’s for black civil rights issues. It’s all part of the changing values in America.
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