Friday, March 12, 2004

Anarchy in San Francisco!

From a story in today's New York Times about the California Supreme Court's order to halt homosexual marriages in San Francisco:
"It is an overdue day, but a good day," said State Senator William J. Knight, a Palmdale Republican who was the author of a successful ballot measure in 2000 opposing same-sex marriages. "Finally the courts have taken action to put an end to the anarchy in San Francisco."
A good rule of thumb for Senator Knight: in general, if a practice can be halted by a court order, 'anarchy' is not a good description of it.

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