Supreme Court of Alabama Delays Same-Sex Marriages 25 Days

To no one’s surprise, the Supreme Court of Alabama is doing everything it can to avoid having to comply with the the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling mandating same-sex marriage nationwide. They’ve issued an order telling county judges not to issue any licenses to gay couples for 25 days, for a very disingenuous reason.
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The ‘But Christians Aren’t Racist’ Argument

Two of the Republican presidential candidates, Ted Cruz and Bobby Jindal, were asked in the last few days about the comparison between the same-sex marriage ruling and the virtually identical ruling overturning state laws against interracial marriage in 1967. Both offered the same terrible argument in response. First Jindal:
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WND’s Favorite Wingnuts Respond to Marriage Ruling

I’ve reached the point where, when something like the marriage ruling happens, I can’t wait to see how the Worldnetdaily “reports” on it. After Friday’s ruling legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, they rounded up their favorite end times ranters — the ones they publish books for, of course — and asked their opinions. They did not disappoint.
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SC League of the South Leader: John Wilkes Booth was Tardy

The League of the South likes to pretend that it’s not a racist, pro-slaver, neo-Confederate group. No, they’re just pro-Southern heritage (never mind that the heritage they have in mind is one of slavery and oppression). The leader of their South Carolina chapter just provided yet more evidence:
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What Happens if States Refuse to Comply With Marriage Ruling?

As expected, Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court is pledging to ignore the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage, as are many local judges and county clerks in that state and around the country. Some are just going to stop issuing all marriage licenses, others are just refusing to comply.
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Santorum’s Totally Incoherent Ideas on Reining In SCOTUS

Now that the Supreme Court has ruled against conservatives, the usual hue and cry about “reining in” an “out of control court” is rising up from the right-wing fever swamps. Rick Santorum, as usual, has an absolutely incoherent and contradictory position based upon his own rank ignorance of the subject.
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Posner Shreds Chief Justice Roberts’ Dissent

Slate has been having something of a symposium on the Supreme Court making same-sex marriage legal nationwide, inviting scholars to weigh in on the matter. Legendary 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Richard Posner aims his considerable intellect and eloquence at the main dissent of Chief Justice John Roberts and hits the mark.
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