The Supreme Court considers a variety of arguments in opposition to same-sex marriage, but Justice Kennedy will likely have the final say.
Ginsburg chimed in when Justices Roberts and Kennedy began to fret about whether the court had a right to challenge centuries of tradition.“Marriage today is not what it was under the common law tradition, under the civil law tradition,”
“Marriage was a relationship of a dominant male to a subordinate female,” she explained. “That ended as a result of this court’s decision in 1982 when Louisiana’s Head and Master Rule was struck down … Would that be a choice that state should be allowed to have? To cling to marriage the way it once was?”
Here is Jon Stewarts’ perspective: