JW landmark case aided in reversal of Prop 8

by brizzzy 1 Replies latest jw friends

  • brizzzy

    Irony - it's what's for dinner. You know that's gotta be rankling them a bit:


  • chickpea

    i had seen the case reference page(s) in the 136 page finding
    and had to laugh out loud over the fact that JWs have been
    linked to the case in a supportive role for marriage equality

    the cited precedent was based on the lawsuit to exempt
    JW school children from having to salute the flag

    The very purpose of a Bill of Rights was to withdraw certain subjects from the vicissitudes of political controversy, to place them beyond the reach of majorities and officials, and to establish them as legal principles to be applied by the courts. One's right to life, liberty, and property, to free speech, a free press, freedom of worship and assembly, and other fundamental rights may not be submitted to vote; they depend on the outcome of no elections.

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