New at Reason: Damon Root on Gay Marriage and the Law

As the federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals prepares to hear oral arguments in the Proposition 8 case Perry v. Schwarzenegger next week, Associate Editor Damon Root reviews the legal case for gay marriage and argues that when the issue finally reaches the Supreme Court, much will depend—as it usually does—on the swing vote of Justice Anthony Kennedy. And as Root notes, when it comes to gay rights, Kennedy leans libertarian.


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