Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Marriage Fight Likely Headed to Courts in California

US News & World Report
November 18, 2008
Supporters of marriage equality have pointed out that if a majority eliminated the right of Catholics or Latinos to marry, for example—two other constitutionally protected groups—there would be no question about the initiative's illegality. "There's something deeply wrong with putting the rights of a minority up to a majority vote," said Evan Wolfson, a gay-rights lawyer and executive director of Freedom to Marry. "If this were being done to almost any other minority, people would see how un-American this is." [Link]

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