When Californians voted to ban same-sex “marriage” in 2008, some Republicans held up the referendum as surefire proof that the United States was conservative to the core. But as we wrote at the time, just because California and two other states voted against homosexual “marriage,” that certainly did not mean America was in the midst of a moral revival. That same-sex “marriage” was even on the ballot perfectly illustrated how steep our slide into deviant behavior has been over the past generation.
In the case of California, Proposition 8 passed by a narrow 52-to-48 percent margin. “But with obnoxious protests and numerous legal challenges now set to inundate courtrooms,” we asked at the time, “how long will marriage remain defined in California as between a man and woman?”