“What harm will come to you if same-sex marriage is made legal? No third parties will be forced to support same-sex marriage in any way.” How many times did we hear this assured claim in defense of same-sex marriage?
Like so many things liberals say to get laws passed, this was one of the biggest lies ever told, and we all knew it. We were also told that states should get to decide on the marriage issue, and when states did decide, the courts overruled them.
Now we’re learning that if a judge in Ohio disagrees with the claim that same-sex marriage is a marriage and refuses to marry a same-sex couple, then that judge will be accused of “bias or prejudice”:
“Citing the judicial oath of office to ‘support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of Ohio,’ the opinion states, ‘A judge who is willing to perform marriages of only opposite-sex couples because of his or her personal, moral, or religious beliefs may be viewed as possessing a bias or prejudice against a specific class or group of people based on sexual orientation.’”
What does the Ohio Constitution say on the issue? Section 15.11 makes it unconstitutional for the state to recognize or perform same-sex marriages or civil unions…
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