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Gay Marriage Shows Court at Its Best

John Roberts says the justices overstepped. History says otherwise.
What the chief got wrong.

What the chief got wrong.

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In his powerful dissenting opinion from Friday's same-sex marriage decision, Chief Justice John Roberts asks an excellent question: “Just who do we think we are?” That question deserves an answer.

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