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Marriage Loses: US Supreme Court Holds Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional, Dismisses Prop 8 Comments

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, the United States Supreme Court, in a 5-4 opinion, struck down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional.In addition to the ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act, the Court held that the parties who brought the Proposition 8 Case, Hollingsworth v. Perry, had no legal standing to be heard and therefore the Court had no jurisdiction.For  anyone who had any doubt, today's Supreme Court decision ... Continue Reading

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  1. Joselyn
    1 year ago

    The day will come my friends when we will be jailed and or killed for our faith in Christ when we speak out against this evil known as homosexuality. Soon they will no longer have a "religious provision" protecting us and or freedom of speech on this matter. We will be forced to live in the pit with the snakes or be bitten and die from them. God help us and Blessed Lord Jesus come!

  2. Brad
    1 year ago

    People redicule the authority of Scripture and the Church's infallible ability to interpret it. The same people believe that the constitution is absolute in its authority and that nine judges in robes are infallible in their rulings (as long as the judges rule according to modern taste).

  3. Patrick
    1 year ago

    Another troubling precedent that the Prop 8 case appears to set is that states can now nullify ALL democratically passed ballot inititives simply by choosing not to defend them. Thus the whole process of enacting laws by ballot initiative and referendum becomes pointless. If the executive branch in that state does not agree with the will of the people as expressed through the ballot, all it has to do is not defend the law against a constitutional challenge.

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