House Passes Unconstitutional Measure

House strips federal courts of jurisdiction over same-sex marriage
A parade of Republican speakers lamented the unbridled power of federal judges to thwart majority will, although no federal court has yet ruled on the 1996 law.

Well, yes, that’s one reason we HAVE a Supreme Court—to avoid having mob pure majorities decide issues.

That “full faith and credit” part of the Constitution is very unpopular with Republicans these days, as is the whole idea of checks and balances.

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