California State Supreme Court To Uphold Proposition 8

This is sad if true.

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5 thoughts on “California State Supreme Court To Uphold Proposition 8

  1. This is both sad and WONDERFUL, if true.

    I truly, truly didn’t like Prop 8, but the democratic process must be upheld – even when it pisses off a minority.

    This time democracy annoyed or anguished an minority that the Liberals find sympathetic. If it’d been the Churches or Corporations that had been “screwed over” by the legal, referendum vote, I doubt that there’d be any hew and cry from the Left over it.

    Therefor…

  2. I truly, truly didn’t like Prop 8, but the democratic process must be upheld – even when it pisses off a minority.

    Um no. Its called minority rights. Federalist 51 to be exact. You might also know it as the reason women and minorities are allowed to vote, sodomy laws are illegal, lynching is banned, schools were desegregated and several other civil rights advances during the last 50 years. Dude seriously, pick up a text book.

    Thanks for reading!

  3. I think you’d find – if you opened a textbook yourself – that none of the Federalist Papers have anything close to the weight of law, though they are often referred to when trying to interpret Constitutional law.

    It should also be noted that Madison was merely using minority rights or interests as an excuse for stronger federal powers, which would be at the expense of the rights of the States and the People.

    • Okay this is stupid.

      Neither of your two points even remotely address my argument, and empirical evidence, that the concept of minority rights has a long history in our constitutional law.

      The federalist papers, as you wrote, are heavily used by the courts to interpret the constitution…hence why they’re relevant to constitutional law. It’s called precedent.

      Thank you for agreeing with my point.

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