“The State’s protracted denial of equal protection cannot be justified simply because such constitutional violation has become traditional.”
— Judge Richard Kramer, in ruling that California barring same-sex marriages is unconstitutional. Kramer, incidentally, appointed by a Republican governor.
I’ll have more to say on this later, but right now, I’m on a deadline. For the moment, suffice to say: A fine ruling. Any day when equal rights are extended is a good day for all of us. And for those of you just tuning in, it’s also a fine time to revisit this entry, in which I tell why I support same-sex marriage, because I am married myself.
A good day.