On May 11, 2013, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg surprised her audience at the University of Chicago Law School by criticizing Roe v Wade as a bad decision. Not because she opposes the brutal murder of unborn children in the womb, of course, but because, she said, the people weren’t quite ready for abortion on demand to be imposed on the entire nation, as Roe did, causing a social and political backlash that continues to the present day.
“Ginsburg would have rather seen the justices make a narrower decision that struck down only the Texas law that brought the matter before the court,” wrote the Associated Press. “That law allowed abortions only to save a mother’s life. A more restrained judgment would have sent a message while allowing momentum to build at a time when a number of states were expanding abortion rights.”
I suspected immediately that the purpose of Ginsberg’s comments was to telegraph a warning to the political left that SCOTUS was NOT going to find a constitutional right to “gay marriage” in their upcoming ruling on U.S. v Windsor which was issued just six weeks later on June 26th, an outcome I predicted in an article on June 23rd: http://www.scottlively.net/2013/06/23/a-warning-to-the-church-in-america/.
But with the warning came also an implied promise: that the elite powers for whom she was speaking would orchestrate the “momentum” which would justify an inevitable SCOTUS recognition of “gay marriage” as a “constitutional right.”
Sure enough, in the wake of Windsor, 13 activist federal judges in 13 states (including the most socially conservative states of the union) have struck down state Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) laws, creating “momentum” by judicial fiat and attempting to evoke a sense of resignation in the populace. Significantly, the scorecard is 13-0 for the “gays.” http://www.wnd.com/2014/06/13-judges-responsible-for-same-sex-marriage-in-13-states/, showing just how morally corrupt our federal judiciary has become.
This week a three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals voted 2-1 to strike down the Utah DOMA, making it the first to be ruled upon at the appellate level. The decision was stayed pending trial, which will probably occur late this year or early next year with a final decision coming down in June of 2015. http://www.wnd.com/2014/06/same-sex-marriage-headed-back-to-supreme-court/#1r6f0ps05EyMvqO1.99
Utah could be the case which Ginsberg and her pals will use to keep their promise to the left, IF they believe they can pull it off without triggering widespread cultural backlash. That IF is our ray of hope.
Now, more than ever, it is important for the pro-family movement to fight back against the “gay” agenda and to firmly reject the Elites’ Marxist rhetorical presumption of inevitable victory in “the tide of history.”
Ginsberg revealed the chink in their armor: public resistance! The pro-family movement is already stronger than the pro-life movement was in 1973. Perhaps if we push back hard enough against this latest social engineering scheme we can prevent SCOTUS from cursing us with an LGBT Roe v Wade. Lets get to work!