This is what we have a non-elected judiciary for. To say that sometimes, what is popular is not right, that the majority does not have the right to enslave the minority.
The Constitution does not recognize classes of citizens. The federal government doesn’t care if a state allows preteens to marry. Procreation is not a requirement for or of heterosexual marriage.
This is a broad ruling. I fear the Supreme Court does not have the fortitude to uphold it. But today, today Judge Joseph Tauro, a 79 year old, Nixon appointed federal judge, is my hero.
Thank you, Your Honor.