It's his position on this. He has stated that the people will pass it. It would be a little different if he was unsure. He is legislating based on his morals, OPPOSING those he represents. Not what he's paid to be doing.Absolutely. That is the wonders of the representitive republic. The thing you're doing however is assuming that those who voted for him didn't do so with the hope and/or belief that his judgements would tempered by his moral convictions.