Judge Doubts Right to Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling
(CBS/AP) The federal judge who overturned California’s same-sex marriage ban has more bad news for the measure’s sponsors: he not only is unwilling to keep gay couples from marrying beyond next Wednesday, he doubts the ban’s backers have the right to challenge his ruling.
Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn R. Walker on Thursday rejected a request to delay his decision striking down Proposition 8 from taking effect until high courts can take up an appeal lodged by its supporters. One of the reasons, the judge said, is he’s not sure the proponents have the authority to appeal since they would not be affected by or responsible for implementing his ruling.
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So now the judge believes that those opposed to his ruling don’t even have the right to appeal. This judge has made himself out to be judge, jury and executioner. It is apparent that he is promoting his own personal agenda. Your thoughts and comments.