High court skeptical of federal marriage law
Justice Anthony Kennedy, often the decisive vote in close cases, joined the four more liberal justices in raising questions about a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act that is being challenged at the court.
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Since: Mar 09
#1 Mar 27, 2013
A "High" Court of the British Commonwealth of a U.S. State Supreme Court is skeptical of federal marriage law?
#2 Mar 27, 2013
""Why are you so confident in that judgment? How many states" allow same-sex unions? Justice Antonin Scalia asked Kaplan.
Nine, she said.
"So there's been a sea change since 1996," Scalia said, doubtfully.
But Chief Justice John Roberts jumped on the idea of a rapid shift in opinion to suggest that perhaps gays and lesbians do not need special protection from the court.
"As far as I can tell, political leaders are falling all over themselves to endorse your side of the case," Roberts said."
Hoo hah, these guys are going to tear your claims of any right up, to YOUR CHEERS!
Truth is stranger than fiction!
I can see that scotus door closing, hit the street guys, you will be camapaigning in 40 states from here on out!
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