Get Marriage Equality Off the Ballot

The Daily Beast
November 6, 2009
In the wake of the passage of Maine's Question 1, Linda Hirshman discusses how the framers of the U.S. Constitution intended the federal judiciary -- rather than voter referendums -- to decide civil liberties issues such as marriage equality, and how "the last thing the [Supreme Court] should do, in deciding that question, is follow the election returns." [Link]