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More on the California court

By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Mar 02, 2004

(I wish I'd said it, but this email message came from a subscriber:)

Please do not overlook the glaring fact that this decision was issued by the very same Court that, just a couple of days earlier, refused to enjoin the San Francisco mayor from defying the law prohibiting homosexual "marriages." We Catholics need to have the same defiant attitude as the children of darkness -- or else we are telling the world that we lack the courage of our convictions (or, worse yet, that we lack convictions).

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at CatholicCulture.org. See full bio.

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