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Monday, May 25, 2009



Ken. It appears one of us will eventually have gloating rights over our arguments regarding laws against same sex marriage being discriminatory. I refer to the Ted Olsen/Davide Boies (unlikely duo extraordinaire) case being brought in federal court in California to strike down Prop. 8.

In part, they will argue what has been more-or-less my point all along, that: "Prop. 8 violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment because it singles out gays and lesbians for a disfavored legal status, thereby creating a category of second-class citizens." Of course, that is only part of the case.

So will you or will you not gloat if your opinion prevails in this case. I should be a big enough person to say I will not gloat should my side prevail--I should be, but...

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