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  • Proposition 8 judge attacks churches

    08/11/2010 4:23:28 PM PDT · by DesertRenegade · 12 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | August 11, 2010 | Alan F.H. Wisdom
    U.S. District Judge Vaughn R. Walker's Aug. 4 ruling striking down California's Proposition 8 asserted far more than was necessary to redefine marriage as being between any two persons. Judge Walker's decision included controversial "findings of fact" that amounted to a massive new salvo in the culture wars over sexuality. Drawing up his judicial robes, Judge Walker rejected "stereotypes and misinformation" that "have resulted in social and legal disadvantages for gays and lesbians." He denied that there is "any rational basis" for distinguishing the marriage of man and woman from same-sex relationships. For example, Judge Walker found no reason why...