On June 26, another nail in the coffin of democracy was delivered by our Supreme Court in their 5-4 decision establishing the right for same-sex couples to marry.
To quote Justice Alito, “Today’s decree says that my Ruler and the Ruler of 320 million Americans coast to coast is a majority of the 9 lawyers on the Supreme Court ... The practice of constitutional revision, by an unelected commission of 9 … robs the people of the most important liberty they asserted in the Declaration of Independence … the freedom to govern themselves.”
Justice Alito wrote further, “It will be used to vilify Americans, who are unwilling to assent to the new orthodoxy.”
After stating that the Constitution had nothing to say on the subject of same-sex marriage, Chief Justice John Roberts asked, “Just who do we think we are? ... People of faith can take no comfort in the treatment they received from the majority today.”
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Get ready, for we may well witness religious persecution in this country, for doing what we know is morally right, and not doing what we know is morally wrong. Just ask Arlene’s Flowers.