Regarding California's Proposition 8, a recent Morris News Service column in part read, "Georgia gay-rights groups see hope in California ruling, politicians oppose it." U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker is quoted as saying, "Indeed, the evidence shows (the ban) does nothing more than enshrine in the California Constitution the notion that opposite-sex couples are superior to same-sex couples."
The will of the people of California expressed in an open and free election aside, no judge has any business ruling on who may and may not marry.
Trace the history of marriage and you will see that it is Biblical, a religious ceremony. That being the case, the Bible is pretty clear on the issue, and feel free to read the Book of Leviticus or 1 Corinthians Chapter 7.
However, over time, we as a society have permitted the courts to dictate what people are permitted to do with minimal to no regard for the Constitution or common sense. How did we come to permit judges and mayors and other state/government entities to highjack one of the more sacred religious ceremonies and permit them to perform said ceremonies?
For as much as we are told about "separation of church and state," which is not - NOT - in the U.S. Constitution, the state seems to do an awful lot of meddling in the church.
We all know what would happen if any one of us were issued a traffic ticket upon which was a date to appear in court, and we failed to appear. After the bench warrant's execution, what if you or I stated that we discussed the matter with our cleric, minister, pastor, priest or rabbi, and deemed the matter settled?
Indeed, Judge Walker, the evidence shows that a) your perceived notion is reflective of one who has pontificated such after consumption of a heavy volume of at least one controlled substance, and b) you are simply another black-robed elitist trying to push an agenda, and a twisted one at that.
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