Today a very important trial/hearing begins in CA (from talkingpointsmemo.com): The first federal trial to determine if the U.S. Constitution prohibits states from outlawing same-sex marriage gets under way Monday, and the two gay couples on whose behalf the case was brought will be among the first witnesses.
Those of us in other states where there is no marriage equality, let alone civil unions, are watching and listening. And apparently we can do this in real-time since they are allowing broadcast of the hearing.
The issue? Constitutional law and equal rights.
Plain and simple really.
But not in this country on this issue.
The issue is also this: do minorities have certain rights as equal citizens?
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Um, rapper Ja Rule just called 50 Cent a “power bottom” in a floridly homophobic rant - So insulting! So... specific.
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