Today the constitutionality of California’s Prop 8 was heard before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. And they grappled for a reason, any reason, that gay marriage should be banned.
I think more people are getting that we aren’t fighting to turn anyone into anything they aren’t, (because sexual orientation is not a choice) we are simply fighting for people who love each other to be able to become families, and today we got one step closer.
Who you fall in love with may not be a choice, but starting a family or bonding yourself to another person for life is, and everyone has the right to make it.
No matter the age, color, ethnicity, or gender of the person who makes you go a little melty inside.
Here’s an article from Slate magazine giving a readable rundown of the festivities. Enjoy!