One of you will end up here next!
That being said, I wish those arguing for Prop 8 would have presented a more intelligent and comprehensive argument than they did.
I think their argument is a loser.
Though some think the court will punt, I don't think the liberal-dominated court will do anything but overturn Prop 8, and they will overturn DOMA as well.
This is all ideological, not sensibly intelligent.
And, no matter what decisions are made by the SCOTUS on these issues, the matter simply will not go away, ever, as clearly an SS couple is not an OS couple, and thus marriage, by definitive propriety, simply does not apply to SS couples.
When the election is over and we open our eyes, it will sadly be too late to wonder what the hell just happened.
By an actual definition
The rights belonging to an individual by virtue of citizenship, especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and by subsequent acts of Congress, including civil liberties, due process, equal protection of the laws, and freedom from discrimination.
Freedoms and privileges. Even if you see marriage as a privilege, it's there.