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"By accusing the protestors of 'hate speech,' @agounardes wasn’t just saying he disagreed with them. He also wasn’t just saying their concerns were groundless. He was saying that their concerns are so transgressive and offensive as to have no place in our discourse at all."
This is the fruit of Obergefell. Per the dissent of Chief Justice Roberts:

"By the majority’s account, Americans who did nothing more than follow the understanding of marriage that has existed for our entire history — in particular, the tens of millions of people who voted...
"to reaffirm their States’ enduring definition of marriage — have acted to “lock . . . out,” 'disparage,' 'disrespect and subordinate,' and inflict'[d]ignitary wounds' upon their gay and lesbian neighbors. These apparent assaults on the character of fairminded people will have...
"an effect, in society and in court. Moreover, they are entirely gratuitous. It is one thing for the majority to conclude that the Constitution protects a right to same-sex marriage; it is something else to portray everyone who does not share the ...
"'majority’s better informed understanding' as bigoted ....

"If you are among the many Americans — of whatever sexual orientation — who favor expanding same-sex marriage, by all means celebrate today’s decision. Celebrate the achievement of a desired goal..."
"Celebrate the opportunity for a new expression of commitment to a partner. Celebrate the availability of new benefits.

But do not celebrate the Constitution. It had nothing to do with it." <>
Thanks, Ted Olson.

"Conservative values" won. And now everyone who doesn't share your view of them is an outlaw.

Not your father's conservativism.

But who's to say what a "father" is anyway? <<>>
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