Originally Posted by Piobaire
To my understanding, good for gay marriage in California (FABULOUS!!!) but bad nation wide in that it tacitly supports a strong states' rights by not pulling a federal ruling over gay marriage per se.
Ie: it might prevent the whole:
Step 1) get the feds to say that gay marriages are legal in XYZ states that want them
Step 2) move a gay couple to Arkansas or whatever
Step 3) use the federal rule, take it to court and then use court magic to get gay marriage legal everywhere
thing that I've probably horribly over simplified and gotten parts of it wrong?