Christian conservative Mat Staver has
predicted that a Supreme Court filled with President-elect Donald
Trump appointees will overturn last year's marriage equality ruling.
In Obergefell v. Hodges, the
high court found that gay and lesbian couples have a constitutional
right to marry.
On Sunday, Trump told 60 Minutes'
Leslie Stahl that he was “fine” with the ruling. Conservatives
lashed out at Trump, arguing that the court's decision had not
settled the issue.
of marriage equality pile on Trump.)
Staver, who heads Liberty Counsel, an
anti-LGBT legal advocacy group, responded to Trump's comments during
an appearance on WorldNetDaily's Radio America, where he
pointed out that Trump has pledged to appoint socially conservative
judges to the Supreme Court.
“Just give the opportunity to fill
those seats with someone who respects the constitution and this
razor-thin 5-4 decision on same-sex marriage, I think, will be in the
same trash bin of history that Dred Scott found itself to be
in when people began to wake up and have some common sense,” Staver