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The People Have No Standing Before the Court

This makes no sense to me. Hot Air reports:

I’m still working my way through the Prop 8 decision, but legal eagles who have read it are invited to help me out. Forget the gay-marriage stuff for a second and focus on the process. Am I right in understanding that the Court’s now essentially held that if the people of a state pass a popular referendum on whatever subject and then that referendum is challenged and struck down at the trial-court level, they have no right to appeal? They get one bite at the apple and then, if the executive decides he doesn’t like the referendum enough to choose to appeal it himself, there’s nothing a single member of the public can do to ask an appellate court to reconsider the lower court’s decision — even though many millions of voters voted directly to enact the law? That seems … odd.
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Mary De Voe said...

People who have rejected our founding principles, our Declaration of Independcne and our Constitution lose their standing in a court of law because they reject their citizenship. Atheists reject their Creator endowed unalienable rights and then pursue in a court the very civil rights to freedom for honest citizens and statesmen and patriots. Paying taxes does not make a citizen. Embracing our founding principles and acknowledging the sovereign personhood of each individual makes of one a citizen.

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