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September 4, 2014

Louisiana Judge Upholds Democratic Process in Marriage Ruling

A federal judge in Louisiana bucked the slow march towards the Supreme Court deciding homosexual marriage was a federal right found under the U.S. Constitution by saying the issue must be addressed “through the democratic process. In the ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Martin Feldman wrote, "This Court is persuaded that Louisiana has a legitimate interest … whether obsolete in the opinion of some, or not, in the opinion of others … in linking children to an intact family formed by their two biological parents, as specifically underscored by Justice Kennedy in Windsor.” In other words, it is in the state’s interest to preserve marriage because it is a stable place for children to grow – otherwise marriage is a contract between two, or more, adults – and for that to change, the citizens must move to alter it. The wording of the ruling is careful. Feldman knows he is flying in the face of a large and popular opposition to his ruling, which may be the last, legal stand for traditional marriage. More…

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