Every day I continue to be saddened about the overturning of gay marriage in California. I'm struggling to understand the consequences of the law and the last I heard, no one really knows if it invalidates current gay marriages or not. They can't know because this hasn't happened in this way before. But the law is being challenged in court, mainly because it simply isn't allowed in this country to pass laws that only apply to a certain group of people. So you can't pass a law that says black people have to stop at yield signs or gay people have to pay fines for walking their dog in public, etc. And of course this new law, applies only to a select group of people, so it's a up to the state supreme court to decide I guess.
I think that if they are going to allow a law like this to apply only to a minority, then it should be passed to cover other small groups of people as well. For example, all people ever convicted of domestic abuse should not be allowed to marry and should have their marriages invalidated. Or all people convicted of selling drugs to children should not be allowed to marry. And how about all people convicted of child abuse, why should they be allowed to marry and make more babies? God forbid we should let peaceful, loving, law abiding gays and lesbians have the same rights as everyone else. The important thing is that murderers and multiple convicted felons and child and spouse abusers should continue to have the right to marry. I was born in California and I'm so embarrassed to be a native Californian right now. I can't imagine what they were thinking when they voted to make gay marriage illegal.