A Canadian conservative is one who believes in limited government and that the government should stay out of our wallets and out of our bedrooms.
I believe we should never underestimate or baby the public. Put as much power in the hands of the people, and as little in the hands of autocrats as possible.
In no way does 9 lifetime, unelected individuals holding as much power as they do over 350 million citizens make any sense, even if one does insist on some degree of judicial independence.
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK
I can tell you one group that would absolutely hate what you are proposing....gun owners.
The question whether judges should be elected is bigger than gay marriage. It comes down to what constitutes a fair system of government and how much do you trust the American Public to govern itself?