Thursday, October 26, 2006

A Muddle On Same-Sex Marriage

Talk about a ruling that doesn't make alot of sense. This is another case of judicial activism, the ruling was 4-3. What most are not saying is that the dissenters were wanting a more radical recognition of gay marriage.

The Captain has some interesting comments:

The big news yesterday came from the New Jersey Supreme Court, which gave an odd split decision on the subject of gender-neutral marriage. On one hand, the court ruled that gay couples have no expectation of the right to marry -- and on the other hand, they ordered the state legislature to provide them with a way to gain all of the incidentals to marriage. It almost guarantees another round of condemnations for judicial activism, and does little to clarify the issue in any significant way: Read More.

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