The preservation of explicit inequality in the law is hard to defend and maintain. Gravity, not to mention logic, pulls toward fairness. And our institutions, including the Constitution of the United States of America, lend gravity a hand. ;
Wednesday, the Supreme Court correctly ruled that the so-called Defense of Marriage Act violates the Constitution and our nation’s principles of equal treatment under the law. The ruling, which is as legally correct as it is morally correct, reinforces our nation’s real traditional values of fairness and equality for all.