Who said I believe people hate me? Though it is true that DOMA was set up and designed to harm Gays and Lesbians who might have gotten married in Hawaii......because in reality, there was NO NEED for DOMA in 1996........and now, it clearly is harming ONLY one type of married couples......GAY AND LESBIAN MARRIED COUPLES!!!<quoted text>
all true except your belief that everyone hates you...
while claiming consensus of support...
marriage encouraging straights is no more or less animus towards gays as gay pride is animus to straights.
I will again go on record and say this marriage or nothing isn't going well for you and it will not end well for you...that's my prediction.
Even if you were to win in the scotus,(not likely as the 9th avoidance of scotus review indicates by people of greater stature than ourselves) there is always a federal amendment.
It will NEVER be over just like abortion...
Enjoy this time where you can pout and deny the existence of culture, history, tradition and law, but reality is real!
"Second, to create such a new suspect classification for same-sex relationships would have far-reaching implications—in particular, by implying an overruling of Baker, which we are neither empowered to do nor willing to predict. Nothing indicates that the Supreme Court is about to adopt this new suspect classification when it conspicuously failed to do so in Romer—a case that could readily have been disposed by such a demarche. That such a classification could overturn marriage laws in a huge majority of individual states underscores the implications."
Wow, you really think those two are the same? Sorry to inform you, but Straights participate in Gay Pride......but Gays and Lesbians aren't allowed to participate in St. Patrick's Day Parade.....wonder why? I guess Irish Gays and Lesbians can't drink like straight Irish folks do, right?
You can predicate all ya want.......and you can threaten a Federal Constitutional Amendment.....which by the way AIN'T NEVER GONNA HAPPEN.......but at the end of the day......Gays and Lesbians will still be getting married and getting federal recognition........and you will still not have to like it, accept it or even approve of it.
I stand where I have always stood on this issue....even long before I got married. I said Prop 22 was UNCONSTITUTIONAL......and it was, though it took 8 years to overturn it. I always knew Prop 8 was also UNCONSTITUTIONAL and it was, thankfully it won't take 8 years to get it gone once and for all. I know DOMA is UNCONSTITUTIONAL and it will either be repealed or tossed just like DADT and I believe that when a case does reach SCOTUS, that it will be a 5-4 victory for the individual rights of Gays and Lesbians to marry just like it was a victory for interracial marriages in 1968.
Now, I could be wrong......but views are changing and for those folks who's views aren't going to change.....well, they will eventually die and the younger generation will not see this issue the same way as you or I do.