The Prop. 8 stuff here just goes on and on and on. The anti-gay marriage crowd is using the law to delay civil rights as long as possible, and the courts let them get away with it because due process is more important than the rights the process is supposed to protect.
It would take any normal human being outside the law about a quarter of a minute to figure it out:
- 1. Are all people considered equal before the law? Yes. Go to point 2.
- 2. Can some people get married? Yes. Go to point 3.
- 3. Therefore: all people can get married.
That’s how it works with civil rights. Very simple.
Religions, of course, can be much more complicated. If you deeply believe same-sex marriages are wrong, there is something you can do. Don’t marry someone of the same sex.