Tuesday, June 11, 2013
America the Brave
"[I] find that it has always been healthy to keep in mind that everyone comes from a different background and environment," he said. "[As] much as I may disagree with their views, I respect their right to them all the same."
This is an interesting read.
Justice Kennedy acknowledged during oral argument that while the social science on gay marriage is relatively new, there is an “immediate” legal harm to those same-sex couples who cannot be married. He said the voice of thousands of children of same-sex couples is an important aspect of the case.
“They want their parents to have full recognition and legal status,” Kennedy told Charles J. Cooper, who is representing supporters of Prop 8’s ban on gay marriage. “The voice of those children is considerable in this case, don’t you think?”
And so we wait.