At Hot Air, Ed Morrissey has great further discussions of how today’s Supreme Court decision threatens conservatives’ and Christians’ freedom, and what Republicans in Congress are doing about it.

2005: Our marriage won’t affect your rights.

2014: Bake a cake or be destroyed.

2015: We won’t touch your church. Promise. Tee hee.

Re today’s Supreme Court decisionMy Friday Blog is at pains to emphasize that the Civil War was about slavery.

The states themselves, in their official secession declarations explicitly said it was about slavery.  Look it up.

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Sandy Beach Writings (“(Marriage) Equality but at What Cost?”) emphasizes that she is in favor of today’s Supreme Court decision (“Let me be clear, I completely agree with the fact that gays and lesbians should have the right to marry”), but wonders, reasonably, about vertical separation of powers and federalism.

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Re today’s Supreme Court decision, the blog Intellectual Prostitution (“Love Rules and So Does SCOTUS”) argues,

And Scalia’s dissent has only proven how asinine the arguments against marriage equality have always been.

…the Court ends this debate, in an opinion lacking even a thin veneer of law…Buried beneath the mummeries and straining-to-be-memorable passages of the opinion is a candid and startling assertion: No matter what it was the People ratified, the Fourteenth Amendment protects those rights that the Judiciary, in its ‘reasoned judgment,’ thinks the Fourteenth Amendment ought to protect.

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