Brian Brown in National Review Online: "Kansas is Right On Marriage"


In an opinion piece published this morning at National Review Online, our President Brian Brown had this to say:

It is absolutely the right of the states to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The Supreme Court has never held that traditional marriage violates the Constitution. Fifty million Americans in over thirty states have voted in support of traditional marriage, and it’s time that states fight back to protect the decision of those voters.

Governor Brownback can do a great service to Kansas, and to the American people, by exercising his authority and refusing to permit local and state officials to issue marriage licenses that violate state law. If the U.S. Supreme Court objects, then it should get off the sidelines and issue an opinion on the constitutionality of state traditional marriage laws. At least until then, states should not cede their sovereignty to unaccountable federal judges.

Read the whole piece here.

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