I reported earlier that retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor presided over a same-sex wedding in the Supreme Court building recently. Charisma magazine is asking its readers, as a result, “Is judgment far off?” And they get some of their facts wrong in the process:
Court spokeswoman Kathleen Arberg confirmed that O’Connor, appointed to the court by Republican President Ronald Reagan in 1981, oversaw the wedding of Jeffrey Trammell and Stuart Serkin. She left office in 2006.
It was not the first gay wedding ceremony at the court building. Over the weekend, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg presided over the wedding there of New York couple Ralph Lee Pellecchio and James Carter Wernz, according to a wedding announcement in The New York Times.
Wrong. Justice Ginsburg presided over a gay wedding, but it was not held in the Supreme Court building. The comments on the article have been inundated with people on the side of equality. I like this one in particular:
They are right, judgement isn’t far off. Within the next few years, those opposed to marriage equality will be judged by history. And they will be judged, much like George Wallace, to have been on the wrong side.
Yep. And in 50 years, Christians will be claiming it was their idea all along.