Ed: More deep social change driven top-down by tiny handfuls of unelected sharp-suited lawyers and others  and imposed on unwilling citizens, this time in the US.gay marriage

Of course we in the West want to promote and export our ‘democracy’ around the globe…

Clearly, ‘do as we say, not as we do’.

So, faced with regular lectures from the White House and Downing Street, the right response from the people of Iraq, Afghanistan, Crimea, Russia, Uganda, Nigeria and China ought to be blunt, robust and profound; “Hypocrites, take the plank from your own eyes…”

From LifeSite News:

A federal judge on Friday issued an injunction temporarily blocking enforcement of Tennessee’s constitutional ban on same-sex “marriage,” noting in her decision that she believes laws defining marriage as a union between one man and one woman will soon be nothing more than historical “footnotes.”

“At this point, all signs indicate that, in the eyes of the United States Constitution, [same-sex] marriages will be placed on an equal footing with those of heterosexual couples and that proscriptions against same-sex marriage will soon become a footnote in the annals of American history,” wrote Judge Aleta Trauger.

Trauger’s order means that the state must recognize – at least for now – the “marriages” of three homosexual couples who married in states where the practice is legal and have sued to overturn the 2006 ban. The order currently applies only to those directly involved in the case.

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s office released a statement condemning the decision. “The governor is disappointed that the court has stepped in when Tennesseans have voted clearly on this issue,” said Haslam’s spokesman David Smith.

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