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Same-Sex Marriage Moving to the Courts (Townhall.com) August 20, 2009

Posted by daviddavenport in Radio Commentaries.
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Same-sex marriage may soon be moving from the political branches of 

Courtesy of Townhall.com

 government, where it belongs, back to court.

A recent poll shows public opinion shifting away from same-sex marriage—dropping 9 points from its high of 42 percent. Supporters may now delay their political fight against Proposition 8, feeling California voters may not be ready.

Unfortunately two prominent lawyers have challenged Proposition 8 in federal court in California, a case that could well end up in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Surely the lesson we learned from Roe v. Wade, which set off a culture war from which we have not yet recovered, is that social change is the role of the people and their elected representatives—not a handful of lawyers in black robes.

To listen to the audio:  http://townhall.com/TalkRadio/Show.aspx?RadioShowID=11&ContentGuid=18418e66-1e50-45f3-b02f-1e45e05135f8


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