Scalia: ‘High-Handed’ Kennedy Has Declared Us ‘Enemies of the Human Race’

Tim Grieve National Journal 6/26/2013

Dissenting from this morning’s opinion on the Defense of Marriage Act, Justice Antonin Scalia – as expected – holds nothing back.

In a ripping dissent, Scalia says that Justice Anthony Kennedy and his colleagues in the majority have resorted to calling opponents of gay marriage “enemies of the human race.”


SCOTUS May Throw Out DOMA Cases Due to DOJ Refusal to Defend

Ken Klukowski Big Government 27 Mar 2013

The Supreme Court’s justices spent a full hour in today’s DOMA case, U.S. v. Windsor, debating whether the case should be in court at all.

In each DOMA lawsuit—including Windsor—the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) has a responsibility to defend DOMA against a constitutional challenge. But President […]

When Did Same-Sex Marriage Become Unconstitutional?

Orin Kerr The Volokh Conspiracy 3/26/2013

At the oral argument today in Hollingsworth v. Perry, Justice Scalia repeatedly questioned Ted Olson on when same-sex marriage became unconstitutional. From the transcript:

JUSTICE SCALIA: I’m curious, when -­ when did — when did it become unconstitutional to exclude homosexual couples from marriage? 1791? 1868, when the Fourteenth […]

Obama: If I was on the Supreme Court, I’d strike down bans on gay marriage in every state

Allahpundit Hot Air 3/1/2013

In case there was any lingering doubt after last night’s post that O wants prohibitions on SSM neutralized coast to coast, not just in California, here’s the man himself at today’s presser to clarify.

Obama responded by saying: “What we’ve said is that same-sex couples are a group, a class that […]

Report: Obama to Flip-Flop on States’ Rights to Pass Laws Against Same-Sex Marriage

The evolution continues.

John McCormack The Weekly Standard 2/28/2013

When President Obama made his announcement in May of 2012 that he (once again) supported gay marriage, he also made it clear that he thought the issue should be left to the states. Obama said in an interview with ABC’s Robin Roberts:

What you’re seeing is, […]

Gay Tea Partiers Discuss Marriage And Bigotry

Founding Bloggers 8/5/2010

With the overturning of Prop 8 in California, we thought it would be appropriate to share this clip of a discussion we had last weekend with a couple of gay conservatives who were in attendance at the Uni-Tea Party in Philadelphia.

Note their constitution-centric take on marriage (gay or otherwise) as well […]