Monday, May 19, 2014

Federal Judge's Elegant Words on Striking Down Oregon's Definition of Marriage

Today U.S. District Judge Michael McShane ruled that Oregon's 2004 referendum that defined marriage as between one man and one woman is unconstutitional (essentially, a ban on same-sex marriage).

 His decision ends with a with these elegant and stirring words:


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The marriages have already started.

2 comments:

Joe Goodacre said...

For all her stirring words of family similarity, the judge misses a profound truth; two guys and a dog don't make a family.

David Appell said...

Of course they do, just as much as a woman and man with a dog.