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View Diary: Prop 8 is dead, but not for the reason you'd want. (140 comments)

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  •  Money shot: (6+ / 0-)
    The Supreme Court of the United States held Wednesday morning that supporters of California's Proposition 8 suffered no concrete injury when the anti-gay measure was struck down by a district court, and as such could not appeal that defeat.
    Nobody's marriage affects anybody else's, except as it pertains to the dissolution of same and any assets therefrom.
    •  Yup, and it's a call the federal court has to make (0+ / 0-)

      the state can't create it legislatively (tautologically).

      Difficult, difficult, lemon difficult.

      by Loge on Wed Jun 26, 2013 at 04:37:21 PM PDT

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    •  The Court wasn't saying that no one was injured, (0+ / 0-)

      but rather that the Prop 8 supporters didn't have a particularized injury. Even if it were clear that same-sex marriage would be disastrous for California, they still wouldn't have standing because they would have no injury unique from that suffered by any other Californian.  

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