Roe wasn't the last word on abortion at all. This won't be the last word on gay marriage, either.
Since AG Paxton of Texas told the clerks not to issue same sex marriage licenses if they believed it wrong I guess it is not a dead issue. Some still want a fight.
The flame that is between us could set every soul on fire. I would love to take that heat and let's fill the whole world with desire.
Sophie B. Hawkins
I don't think this is over by any means. In fact, I expect the lawsuits to fly, especially as they relate to religious freedom.
I wanted to vote "It is settled" but I could not. As we've already seen in the recent action of the Attorney General of Texas instructing clerks not to issue licenses, and the various calls from ultra-conservatives in dissenting states for "new legislation" to limit the ruling, there are plenty of groups out there who will try to test it any way they can.
I am sure we will see problems over the next couple of years before the dust completely settles.
If I stop responding it doesn't mean I've conceded the point or agree with you. It only means I've made my point and I don't mind you having the last word. Please wait a few minutes before "quoting" me. I often correct errors for a minute or two after I post before the final product is ready.
For once a poll on this forum is representative of the reality. About a third of the country will continue to want to carry same-sex marriage as an issue. I think it will diminish in time, but it will be two or three generations before it is a dead issue.