RBG Breaks It Down Like A Boss on Gay Marriage

The Supreme Court’s dilly-dallying and uncertainty when it comes to gay marriage legalization is disappointing to some and highly disconcerting to others. But in all that darkness there is one bright shinning light. Our favorite Jewish and “Notorious” Supreme Court justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

In the recent supreme court debate on gay marriage, RBG smacked down some logical fallacies with her hammer of justice and well, plain old common sense!

On wanting to keep ‘traditional’ marriage:

Oh, snap! John Bursch, the chastised lawyer representing the states who oppose gay marriage, couldn’t help but agree.

On marriage being ‘for the children’:

Burch argued that “a 70-year-old man obviously is still capable of having children and we’d like to keep that within the marriage.” To which we reply: “???????”

On gay marriage somehow ‘hurting’ the value of heterosexual marriage:

That’s right! Booyah.

But we might have to wait a while before we see whether common sense and the Notorious RGB win this battle. The Supreme Court is expected to make their decision by June, the last before the end of this term.

[H/T -The Guardian]

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Lior Zaltzman

Lior Zaltzman

Lior Zaltzman is the Forward’s Digital Fellow and a wearer of many hats. When she’s not tweeting from the Forward’s account, she’s creating illustrations, graphics and lists for the various Forward blogs. She can also make comics out of your bad dates in #OYDATE. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts with a BFA in cartooning. Lior Zaltzman can be reached at zaltzman@forward.com. Follow her on twitter @liorca.

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