Gay rights foe Randy Thomasson has
praised Thursday's California Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8
as “a measure of sanity.”
a unanimous ruling, the court found that Proposition 8 backers
have legal standing to defend the amendment in court, because
otherwise state officials would have the right to veto a
Protect Marriage, the coalition of
mostly religious groups which put Proposition 8 on the 2008 ballot
after the state's highest court had legalized gay marriage, last year
appealed retired federal Judge Vaughn Walker's ruling declaring the
law unconstitutional after state elected officials had refused to do
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
turned to the state Supreme Court to answer whether the group had the
legal right to defend the amendment in court.
Thomasson, the president of the
Christian conservative group Save California, praised the ruling.
“This is a measure of sanity that has
overcome last year's nonsensical and biased ruling of the homosexual
Judge Vaughn Walker, who viciously attacked the sacred institution of
marriage between a man and a woman,” Thomasson told OneNewsNow.com.
“He arrogantly struck down the
people's vote. He even denied the people of California the basic
right to be represented in court,” he added.
Thomasson insists gay history law will turn kids gay.)