A person close to the case says a federal judge has overturned California’s same-sex marriage ban in a landmark case that could eventually land before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker made his ruling Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by two gay couples who claimed the voter-approved ban violated their civil rights.
The only problem is, what are the chances that the Supreme Court of Roberts, Scalia, Alito, and Thomas will uphold this ruling? Also, how long will it be until Cooch files an amicus brief or whatever on behalf of the homophobes? I mean, he’s already got so many lawsuits going, what’s another one? Heh.
UPDATE: The decision says, “Proposition 8 fails to advance any rational basis in singling out gay men and lesbians for denial of a marriage license. Indeed the evidence shows Proposition 8 does nothing more than enshrine in the California constitution the notion that opposite sex couples are superior to same sex couples.”