Civil marriage law should be left to the states, where it belongs. And the attempt by some gay activists to push this further and demand immediate national recognition of marriage rights is as strained constitutionally as it is foolish politically. What we need to do now is win the political and legislative fight in Massachusetts so that equality in marriage there can be seen as a democratic choice as much as a judicial decision.
Friday, January 21, 2005
Sullivan On DOMA:
Andrew Sullivan has a post about the failed legal challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act that I wrote about yesterday here. Money quote: