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on June 26, 2015 in World News

Scalia: Marriage ruling ‘threat to democracy’

Scalia: Marriage ruling ‘threat to democracy’ Court’s ‘decree’ says ‘my ruler’ is majority of Supreme Court by Art Moore The Supreme Court’s landmark 5-4 decision Friday establishing a right to same-sex marriage is a “threat to democracy,” with five justices effectively asserting themselves as rulers over the nation, warned Associate Justice Antonin Scalia in one of four dissents. Joined by Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Scalia said the “substance of today’s decree is not of immense personal importance to me,” reasoning that the law “can recognize as marriage whatever sexual attachments and living arrangements it wishes, and can accord them favorable… View Article

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