[Publisher’s Note: As part of an ongoing effort to bring original, thoughtful commentary to you here at the FlashReport, we are pleased to present this column from former Congressman Ernie Konnyu.]
Love is the new American law standard…so says the Supreme Court by 5 to 4 vote led by Justice Kennedy. Forget the Christian values standard that was the basis of American laws for a couple of centuries. So what’s wrong with that?
Justice Samuel Alito wrote in his dissent to the 5-4 Obergefell gay marriage case, “Today’s decision usurps the constitutional right of the people to decide whether to keep or alter the traditional understanding of marriage. It will be used to vilify Americans who are unwilling to assent to the new orthodoxy.” Read that to mean most of the over 100 million of Americans who are Catholics,… Read More