In the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s vast judicial overreach in the Obergefell v. Hodges same-sex “marriage” decision, it has become clear that the Court was able to do what it did, in part, because of widespread ignorance of its proper role.
Misconceptions abound (and are often repeated as fact by the media), while our old civics education (a subject once rigorously taught but now lost within a morass of instruction on situational ethics and fluid gender identities) fades into the mists. Considering our current situation, it is vital to strip away some false “facts” about the judicial branch.
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Recently we have seen judicial activism on steroids at the Supreme Court. That is especially true in their hubris-laden decision of June 26, 2015 to set aside “the laws of nature and of nature’s God” (as America’s Founders put it) and say that same-sex “marriage” is now the law of the land in all 50 states. Period.
We-a-slim-majority-of-the-Court have spoken. But by what authority did this majority do this?
As Chief Justice John Roberts himsef said in his dissent, you can celebrate this decision if you want to, but the bottom line is it had nothing to do with the Constitution.