To the numerous right wing apologists on this thread...I admire your attempts at turd polish. What I appreciate most is that you really believe Scalia is something less than a homophobe right wing whack job. Thanks for the giggles.
"The death penalty? Give me a break. It's easy. Abortion? Absolutely easy. Nobody ever thought the Constitution prevented restrictions on abortion. Homosexual sodomy? Come on. For 200 years, it was criminal in every state," Scalia said in October at the American Enterprise Institute, according to The Associated Press.
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In this particular round, DOMA is actually not being challenged on FFC grounds. The current case before the court only overturns section 3, regarding benefits for federal employees in same-sex unions, under equal protection grounds I think.
One of you will end up here next!
The nice thing is these two cases put the conservatives on the bench in a bind. If they want to argue for Prop 8 and against federal constitutional preemption, then they will have trouble upholding DOMA and its federal intervention in state law. They can't have it both ways, though of course Scalia and Thomas are total hacks and don't seem to care about coherency in their opinions, just their political agenda.