QOTD: Supreme Court discussion of ‘fertility’ lightens the mood in Prop 8 arguments

Photo by Stephen Masker

Photo by Stephen Masker

“I suppose we could have a questionnaire at the marriage desk when people come in to get the marriage — you know, are you fertile or are you not fertile?”

— Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, during oral arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8, which outlaws same-sex marriage. The lawyer defending the statute connected the idea of marriage to procreation, leading to a discussion that elicited laughter from the audience.

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