It's a simple question, one to which every Junior High student in America learns the answer. Who rules this country? We the People! Government of the people, by the people, for the people!
Simple, clear, and unmistakable — unless you are an unelected federal judge. Then it seems the rule is: I will impose my opinion on an entire state and trample on the people and their will.
That's the scene that again has played out, this time in Wisconsin, over the weekend where District Judge Barbara Crabb threw out the state's constitutional marriage amendment and with it the votes of nearly 60% of the people of Wisconsin.
This is not what our country is about and it certainly is not what our founding fathers envisioned in creating three co-equal branches of government.
So it's up to us — it's up to you — to correct this undemocratic attack by what amounts to judicial overlords who seem bent on destroying the most vital institution our nation has — marriage between a man and a woman, united so a child can have the love and nurture of both a mother and a father.
And in 10 days, at the 2nd Annual March for Marriage, we have a tremendous opportunity to take a giant step towards showing our strong and unbending opposition to rulings like Justice Crabb's in Wisconsin.
In 10 days the people — marriage supporters from all over the country — will rally and march in our nation's capital declaring that we the people still believe marriage is the union of one man and one woman, and that every child deserves both a mother and a father.
In 10 days the people will take to the streets with a clear message for the Supreme Court, the Congress, the media, and out-of-control justices, that the people want marriage protected.
Can't come? You can still lend your help. Please watch and share our dramatic promotional video with all your friends and family — including all those in your faith community.
It's up to the people of this country to reclaim what is rightfully theirs — the power to govern themselves, and to declare that marriage is what it has been for millennia — the union of one man and one woman.
Please make every effort to join us and to share this critical event far and wide.
Brian S. Brown President National Organization for Marriage
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