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The Real Issue Behind Prop 8 is Who Gets to Decide

By Matt McMearty

Heterosexual marriage amendments, like Prop 8, and various state supreme court rulings on same-sex marriage are about who gets to decide the moral dimension of a civil law; society or the courts. The State Supreme Courts make it appear it is about civil rights, but calling same-sex unions a “marriage” is not about any specific civil right, but about who determines the morality of making laws. The answer: you do!  Read More