The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld gay marriage bans in Michigan, Ohio,
Indiana Tennessee, and Kentucky… embracing the radical, extremist view that the people and their democratically-elected legislators have the right to define social institutions such as marriage.
Yesterday, a three judge panel upheld same sex marriage bans in four states. The judges writing for the majority banked their opinion not on the merits of same sex marriage, but whether or not the decision to allow same sex marriage should be left to the states and the people, or to judges applying the Constitution generally.
It now goes to the Supreme Court (most likely), where the persistence of liberty will depend on … how much John Roberts wants to be loved by the NY Times editorial page.