Social & Domestic Issues

Activism: California Judge Overturns Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge in California ruled today that the state’s same-sex marriage ban amounts to unconstitutional discrimination and should be immediately struck down.
Many speculate that the case will eventually reach the Supreme Court.

“Proposition 8 fails to advance any rational basis in singling out gay men and lesbians for denial of a marriage license,” wrote U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker in a 136-page decision. “Indeed, the evidence shows Proposition 8 does nothing more than enshrine in the California Constitution the notion that opposite-sex couples are superior to same-sex couples.”

Read the rest at ABC News

C’mon now, who’s really shocked by this decision?