After is all said and done—through the community battles over political priorities, the electoral scapegoating, the right’s hateful madness about my right to love—this passage from Judge Vaughn Walker’s Prop 8 ruling will likely endure:
Proposition 8 fails to advance any rational basis in singling out gay men and lesbians for denial of a marriage license. Indeed the evidence shows Proposition 8 does nothing more than enshrine in the California constitution the notion that opposite sex couples are superior to same sex couples.
Indeed. Thank goodness someone finally wrote that simple truth down in law.