Attack on the institution of marriage
Last updated 3/20/2008 at Noon
The California Supreme Court is reviewing the definition of marriage that was passed by the voters when they voted in Proposition 22.
The California Supreme Court has not overturned a law that the voters have passed in their entire history beginning in the 1850s. The definition of marriage in California is that it can only be between a man and a woman – nothing else (no polygamy, no man-man, no woman-woman, etc.), the way it has been since the early days of mankind.
“Courts simply do not have the authority to create new rights, especially when doing so involves changing the definition...