Apr. 3rd, 2009

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Varnum v. Brien, as many of you know, is the unanimous decision of the Iowa Supreme Court holding that a statute limiting marriage to opposite sex couples violates the equal protection clause of the Iowa Constitution.

As has become typical in these debates, the anti-gay-marriage side's main argument consisted essentially of "think of the children!" This has always struck me as a somewhat specious argument, and I was pleased to note the following excerpt from the decision:

The Court Speaketh )

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