...which of the members of the Supreme Court voted in
the affirmative, and what is their political affiliation?
Like Stevens, Sauter, Breyer, and Ginsberg, and joined by
centrist Kennedy, so why would liberals be the ones to
make a lot of noise about this, if, in fact, it were to
be political noise.
I haven't read the details of the case, but I come away
with an opinion that the appeal was to overturn lower
court rulings, which the Supreme Court determined not to
do. Which, in simple terms, said that this was a local
matter, not a Federal/Constitutional matter, and should
be resolved at the local (State) level. Isn't that
what a lot of people talk about. Keep the Feds out of
State affairs. The Supreme Court didn't establish any
new law here, nor did they 'amend or modify' a lower
court ruling, they only came down on one side of an
Guess it's time we pay atttention to whom we elect to
State Government, upon whom we depend to enact/modify
local laws that we can agree with, and pay attention
to the individuals we elect to local judgeships. It's
these 'local yokels' who cause us stress and distress
more often than the ones we send to Wash DC.