Friday, June 26, 2015

June 26

A landmark day and a landmark week in this country.

'In his own dissent, Justice Scalia [said]... that the majority’s assertiveness represented a “threat to American democracy.”

But Justice [Anthony] Kennedy rejected that idea. “It is of no moment whether advocates of same-sex marriage now enjoy or lack momentum in the democratic process,” he wrote. “The issue before the court here is the legal question whether the Constitution protects the right of same-sex couples to marry.”'

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