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The Court did nothing of the sort. The Governor of CA chose not to defend Prop 8, knowing it was clearly unConstitutional.
Prop 8 is clearly 'Tyranny of the Majority', and as such, clearly unConstitutional.
As usual, Nobraina can't see all sides of the issue, only uses his sick prejudices to defend his hatred for his fellow Citizens.
The Mormons had no standing to defend it, per the Courts. Without their money poured into CA, Prop 8 never would have passed.
Prop 8 is unConstitutional. Period.
The Court basically said that you cannot use majority rule to determine individual rights protected by the Constitution.
You don't get to vote on basic 'life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness' issues.
Individual Rights are just that, not negotiable by the ballot.
If you did, women would never have gotten the right to vote, much less equality under the law.
Nor would negroes have the right to vote or Civil Rights.
You are clueless concerning the Constitution. Read up on the "Tyranny of the Majority" that our founders worried about so much.
Tyranny of the majority has been a concern in democracies since the time of Plato, you moran.
""A fear expressed variously by Plato, Aristotle, Madison, Tocqueville, and J. S. Mill. If the majority rules, what is to stop it from expropriating the minority, or from tyrannizing it in other ways by enforcing the majority's religion, language, or culture on the minority?"