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“Gay Marriage, Democracy, and the Courts”


That’s the title of a Wall Street Journal op-ed today by Robert P. George–Princeton professor, NRO contributor, and founder of the American Principles Project.  Robby begins:

We are in the midst of a showdown over the legal definition of marriage. Though some state courts have interfered, the battle is mainly being fought in referenda around the country, where “same-sex marriage” has uniformly been rejected, and in legislatures, where some states have adopted it. It’s a raucous battle, but democracy is working.

Now the fight may head to the U.S. Supreme Court. . . .

Don’t stop here.  Read the whole thing.


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