Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Supporters of Proposition 8 say they’re disappointed by the federal court’s decision and plan to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Matt McReynolds is with the Pacific Justice Institute. He points out that a majority of California voters approved the ban on same-sex marriage in 2008. “The idea that all those people are somehow ignorant and intolerant, which is what they feel like the ninth circuit is saying to them, is just something that – that really sticks under their skin,” said McReynolds.
McReynolds said he expects the Supreme Court to take up the issue.
Randy Thomasson of the group SaveCalifornia.com also supports proposition 8. In a statement, he called the court’s decision “unfair to voters,” “against our democratic system,” and “against nature.”