The battle for marriage is the battle for democracy in our time.
“Same-sex marriage arrived in Connecticut this week the only way it could: by bypassing the democratic process.”
Thus begins Peter Wolfgang’s column in today’s Hartford Courant.
“Only three states have had same-sex marriage, and in each case it was imposed by a 4-3 vote of the states’ high courts,” he continues. “In California, the people reasserted their right to self-government and — thanks especially to African-American turnout — voted on Nov. 4 to overturn their court and restore the traditional definition of marriage. With Arizona reversing an earlier vote, same-sex marriage has now lost in all 30...READ MORE