Ed Team

A Senior Moment in the Prop 8 Battle

Filed By Ed Team | October 27, 2009 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Quote of the Day
Tags: California, David Boies, Prop. 8, Ted Olson, vaughn walker

"The last marriage that I performed involved a groom who was 95, and the bride was 83. I did not demand that they prove that they intended to engage in procreative activity. Now, was I missing something?"

--Judge Vaughn R. Walker, during a hearing in the Olson/Boies case challenging Prop 8, to the assertion that marriages are meant "to channel naturally procreative sexual activity between men and women into stable, enduring unions."

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