The Supreme Court on Friday announced its 5-4 ruling that effectively legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states, and predictably, conservatives went ballistic.
— Legalize Liberty (@LibertyMartyr) June 26, 2015
Some on the ultra-conservative blog Free Republic resorted to simply quoting Bible verses they thought reflected current events, while another wrote, “Ugh Sodomites Celebrate.” Fox News host Todd Starnes suggested all Confederate flag-waving, anti-LGBT Christians are now in danger.
If you thought the cultural purge over the Confederate flag was breathtaking — wait until you see what LGBT activists do with Christians. — toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) June 26, 2015
Mike Huckabee, GOP presidential candidate and Evangelical sounded like he was about to secede, calling the decision “judicial tyranny.”
“The Supreme Court has spoken with a very divided voice on something only the Supreme Being can do – redefine marriage,” he wrote in a Facebook post. “I will not acquiesce to an imperial court any more than our Founders acquiesced to an imperial British monarch.”
And then there was this guy:
Today’s ruling on Obergefell v. Hodges strikes down state bans on same-sex marriage. The 5-4 majority was made up of justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen G. Breyer, Elena Kagan, and Anthony Kennedy.