Waiting for Judge Walker

Ed Whelan mentioned below that Judge Vaughn Walker is expected to rule today in the trial of the constitutionality of California’s marriage-protective Proposition 8.  The L.A. Times says his ruling is expected between 1 and 3 p.m. Pacific time.  I know what I’ll be reading later, and like Ed I fully expect it to be bad news . . .

Matthew J. Franck — Matthew J. Franck is the Director of the William E. and Carol G. Simon Center on Religion and the Constitution at the Witherspoon Institute in Princeton, New Jersey. He ...

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