Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall, a
Republican, has called for the impeachment of the federal judge who
struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
In a nearly 1,000-word posting,
Marshall criticized U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright-Allen and her
ruling, which she stayed pending an appeal.
strikes down Virginia's ban on gay marriage.)
“Judge Wright-Allen clearly lacks
judicial temperament, has absolutely no sense of judicial restraint,
exhibits signs of deracinated thinking and should be impeached,”
Marshall, who authored the constitutional amendment Wright-Allen
Marshall argued that allowing gay
couples to marry “discriminates against children by denying them
either a mother or a father” and promotes “sexual behavior that
impairs people with serious illness and burdens our health care
Marshall goes on to incorrectly state
that the meaning of marriage has never changed and suggest that
same-sex marriage would lead to adult-child marriages.
“If homosexuals can marry whoever
they love, then it follows that bi-sexuals should be legally allowed
to marry two people, polygamists should marry several, and pedophiles
should marry children. There is no logical line to draw once
marriage as we have known it from the beginning of time is
abolished,” Marshall added.
Marshall insists “sodomy is not a civil right”in explaining vote
against gay judge.)