But we want iiiiiiiiiiiiiiit!

Posted originally to Atheism Resource.

I hear this type of reasoning all the time from people opposing gay rights.

No surprise, but horribly dangerous. So-called gay “marriage” was rejected in all 31 states where the people got to vote! So the gay-rights groups, so far, are carrying the day by doing an end-run around the people, taking their case to the courts, coercing corporations, and now law firms, and finding a willing accomplice to their un-democratic schemes in the White House.

What would we think of the racist who said the following…

No surprise, but horribly dangerous. So-called interracial “marriage” was rejected in all 31 states where the people got to vote! So the civil-rights groups, so far, are carrying the day by doing an end-run around the people, taking their case to the courts, coercing corporations, and now law firms, and finding a willing accomplice to their un-democratic schemes in the White House.

Or insert whatever barbaric idea you feel like.  The whole point is that it’s not constitutional merely because most people want it.  That’s why the courts were created (along with the Bill of Rights and similar documents) – to protect the minority from the tyranny of the majority.  If the majority wanted homosexuals incinerated and voted on it, the courts would still deem that decision illegal in accordance with our constitution.  Human rights..sorry if that doesn’t mix with your religion of love.

Leave it to religion to want mob rule.

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