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05/15/2014

Hubris-driven NOM witch-hunting Arkansas judge for daring to not agree with its discriminatory cause

by Jeremy Hooper

Saying he thinks of himself as a "super-legislator," pro-discrimination lobby group National Organization for Marriage is calling on the Arkansas governor to convene a special session of his state legislature for the sole reason of impeaching Judge Chris Piazza for simply noting the obvious unconstitutionality of the state's marriage ban:

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NOM's suggestion that Judge Piazza is turning himself into a "super-legislator" (made in both the post and the message they are instructing folks to send to the governor) shows that NOM fundamentally doesn't understand the proper role of the judiciary. Or, more likely, they just don't want their supporters to understand the court's proper (and vitally necessary!) role in keeping unreasonable legislative actions in check. Either way, NOM's war, like the larger conservative movement's war, on this one branch of government is deeply damaging to both our debate and our republic.

Not to mention, if K Street lobby group NOM is going to go around the country telling states to impeach judges who side with marriage equality, NOM staffers better get some rest and get it quick. They're going to be doing a lot of carpetbagging in the months and years to come!

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