Saturday, June 10, 2006

The Homosexual "Marriages" of Mitt Romney:

A State of "Holy" Sodimony -- or Just Plain Old Sodomy?

By John Haskins

Have Governor Mitt Romney's homosexual "marriages" been duly enacted into law even though Massachusetts' marriage statute still precludes them -- according to Margaret Marshall's own ruling? Are they real, or illegal (and thereby void)?

If the homosexual "marriages" are duly enacted "law," then obviously someone could show us the Act. And they could show us the part of the state constitution that lets judges strike down or enact laws. The court explicitly said that it was not striking down or enacting a law, but merely telling the Legislature it has a duty to do so. But the Legislature has not changed or suspended the law.

Or is it that Governor Romney enacted a new law and struck the old one down -- though it is still on the books? Then please show us the new Act that Romney proposed, ratified, and enacted all by himself. And then show us the top-secret part of the Massachusetts constitution that says that a Governor can enact a law. Because all I can find is the parts that say things like:

“The power of suspending the laws, or the execution of the laws, ought never to be exercised but by the legislature...” (Article XX)


“... the judicial shall never exercise the legislative and executive powers, or either of them: to the end it may be a government of laws and not of men.” (Article XXX)


“(T)he people of this commonwealth are not controllable by any other laws than those to which their constitutional representative body have given their consent.” (Article X)

So if the marriage law that the Goodridge decision said allows only men marrying women is still a law, why did Governor Romney order the state and local officials to pretend that it is not? It is a crime to solemnize or cause to be solemnized any marriages that are in violation of the statute. It is also a crime for any official to subvert the constitution. Governor Romney, as every judge in Massachusetts is well aware, is committing an impeachable act every time he allows the one man-one woman marriage statute to be violated.

The mass confusion about the illegality of Romney's homosexual "marriage" licenses is due not only to the Governor's lying about the state constitution that he swore to uphold, and due not only to the mainstream media lying about it. More important is the number of timid, gullible, conformist establishment "conservatives" posing as informed, objective defenders of constitutions, of the natural human family, and of the fundamental right of children to have a father and a mother. They are the ones propping up Mitt Romney's Big Lie, and subverting the Massachusetts Constitution.

John Haskins is Associate Director of the Parents' Rights Coalition.

(c) John Haskins