Why shouldn't we make it personal? It's a very personal matter to the folks you wish to oppress.
We could keep our distance because you hold no power, but if you did, they would have every right to make it personal because it impacts them to an extent you wouldn't have to deal with, nor would you tolerate if it was done to you.
If you not only had publicly advocated for the ability to vote for for a Judge, rallied for a Judge with your proclivities, and in your own little way advocated to influence the outcome of a case by way of mass outrage, I would think very much that they would have every right to take it personally and admonish you for it.
I know it's easy for you to keep your distance, because voting against gay marriage doesn't affect you either way, but it nevertheless does great impact the civil liberties of others.