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Thu Jun 27, 2013, 06:39 PM

Conservatives unsure how to respond to overturning of DOMA and Prop 8.

One more sign that the tide has turned.

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/56522984-90/marriage-gay-amendment-court.html.csp

Washington » Conservatives demanded a constitutional amendment limiting marriage to straight couples back in 2003 after the Massachusetts Supreme Court made that liberal state the first to sanction gay marriages.

A decade later, a dozen states have legalized gay marriages and the Supreme Court just ruled that the federal government must recognize those unions.

This time around, conservatives responded with disappointment and calls to protect states’ ability to determine their own marriage laws, but plans for a constitutional amendment have all but evaporated.

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"There was a great deal of interest in, and demand for, some kind of action on this," said former Sen. Bob Bennett, R-Utah. "There is absolutely none of that now, so any Republican or Democrats who wants to step forward and say I want to amendment the Constitution would not draw enough support to justify introducing it."

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pnwmom Jun 2013 OP
niyad Jun 2013 #1
love_katz Jun 2013 #2

Response to pnwmom (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 07:03 PM

1. how do they respond? how about by shutting up and going home, and realizing that the world

has moved on without them?

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Response to niyad (Reply #1)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 07:46 PM

2. Yeah!

And they can take their ball(s) with them.

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