Friday, June 26, 2015

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Same-Sex Marriage.

Today was a monumental day for the LGBTQ community. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Same-Sex Marriage, thereby making it legal in all fifty states. Justice Anthony Kennedy authored the majority ruling, stating that...
"They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right."
The majority decision in favor of Same-Sex marriage was backed chiefly by the Fourteenth Amendment of the US Constitution, which was originally enacted in 1868 to provide equal rights to former slaves.

I honestly have little to say on this matter. The truth is simple, pure and straightforward. I'm pleased with the ruling and fully support equal rights for all citizens. For years, I've reiterated what the Supreme Court has now confirmed -- the Fourteenth Amendment is a powerful tool against bigotry and hatred. Though I may not be a homosexual, I can readily identify discrimination when I see it. If I were a homosexual, I would hope for my fellow citizens to recognize the struggle.

Today, the Supreme Court has done just that. For now, I choose to let actions speak louder than words.

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