Editorials

Sobering Up With SSM

Same-sex marriage still does not exist.

Yes, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an opinion, 5-4, covering Obergefell v. Hodges and three other cases, which effectively makes “same-sex marriage” the law of the land.  But five “justices” or 50 million Facebook “likes” cannot change what is woven into the fabric of creation.

Of course, something did change on that balmy Friday at June’s end in the Summer of #LoveWins.  When the majority opinion written by Reagan appointee Anthony McLeod Kennedy (serial killers have three names; see Lawrence v. Texas) was promulgated, conservatives in America heard the death rattle of the pretty fiction that ours is a Christian nation, and that we are one election and GOP victory away from recovering prominence and dominance.

Because—forget about the loss of federalism, states’ rights, and strict constructionism.  This decision, and the sight of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue bathed in rainbow light, have us soaring to the heights of a Cloud Cuckoo Land never imagined before in the history of the world.

I’m not here to disparage politics or urge quietism.  Hold every politician’s feet to the fire, point out every inconsistency in the left-liberal logic that screams on television and the World Wide Web, and call for whatever constitutional or legal...

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