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Elvis has left the building and the Supreme Court has left town… But just before they did they handed out a raft of major decisions. Amazingly enough some of them weren’t so bad. The net effect of the Supreme Court’s two decisions today on DOMA and on California’s Proposition 8 is that the power to decide whether or not to permit same sex marriage is left up to the States as it rightfully should be. This decision should not be construed as a defeat for traditional Christians…Read More »
In a close five to four decision which made for very strange bed fellows in Washington this week, the United States Supreme Court struck down the spirit and intent of the Fourth Amendment, and gave to police the power to collect D.N.A. samples from anyone who is accused of committing a crime. Thus, five mere mortals in black robes handed over to police departments all across America the un-constitutional power to compel anyone charged with, but not convicted of committing a crime to involuntarily surrender a sample of their D.N.A…Read More »
On the grand scale of things, the Supreme Court hearing this week on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s decision to ban same sex marriage might not be very high on your list of things to be most worried about. What with our country running up a 16 ½ trillion dollar debt and a runaway illegal alien amnesty bill heading right down the tracks, some people might think there are bigger fish to fry. And they might be excused for feeling like that. But I am sure that the LGBT community doesn’t feel that way…Read More »