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Gallagher: SCOTUS Declares War on Half of Americans

Gallagher: SCOTUS Declares War on Half of Americans July 11, 2013

Maggie Gallagher, founder of the National Organization for Marriage, has already declared that the Supreme Court’s marriage equality rulings were a “fatwa” against those who oppose marriage equality, now she says they are a “declaration of war” against them too.

The more of this kind of rhetoric I hear, the giddier I get. They’re just so desperate, aren’t they? Come on Maggie, when the Supreme Court ruled that federal law trumps California’s medical marijuana laws, also passed by popular referendum, was that a “fatwa” and a “declaration of war” against those who favored those laws? Or does your argument magically only apply when you disagree with the ruling? Please explain why the Supreme Court striking down a law is only a violation of “democratic rights” when you agree with the law being challenged.


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