The Fine Brothers Got it Right: Prop 8 Wasn’t About Marriage
It’s likely not news that the California Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8, which bans same-gender marriage in the state. However, as previously discussed, the Court was actually asked the question, “Can a majority amend the Constitution to take away the rights of a minority?”
The Court answered that, indeed, the process to amend or revise the California Constitution does allow for civil rights to be taken away by a majority vote when such rights are not protected by the United States Constitution. The Fine Brothers have been analyzing this scenario since Proposition 8 was approved by voters in November, 2008 with a series of web-based videos showing what would happen if other rights were voted upon.
Without further ado, the latest and last episode of The Fine Brother’s Prop 8 series: