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The Judges’ Stirring Support of Same-Sex Couples

posted on May 22, 2014

Mark Silk of Religion News Service provides examples of the “moral poetry” threaded into some U.S. judges’ decisions against state bans on same-sex marriage. Judge Bernard A. Friedman wrote that though Michigan’s ban was defended as the will of the people, “state defendants lost sight of what this case is truly about: people.” Pennsylvania judge John E. Jones III penned yesterday that “we are a better people than what these laws represent, and it is time to discard them into the ash heap of history.” 

Read at Religion News Service