On marriage, Jumbotrons, and Marilyn Monroe — The 9th circuit decision on Proposition 8

In its opinion overturning Proposition 8, the referendum that took away the right of same-sex couples to marry, the Ninth Circuit Appeals Court made some striking pronouncements about the cultural and social meanings of marriage.

Here’s two pages (from a long decision that I’ve only had time to scan):



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Amy Fried loves Maine's sense of community and the wonderful mix of culture and outdoor recreation. She loves politics in three ways: as an analytical political scientist, a devoted political junkie and a citizen who believes politics matters for people's lives. Fried is Professor of Political Science at the University of Maine. Her views do not reflect those of her employer or any group to which she belongs.