George Clooney, Kathy Griffin

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Dare we say the California judicial system agrees George Clooney Remember what the handsome human-rights advocate told us?

"At some point in our lifetime, gay marriage won't be an issue, and everyone who stood against this civil right will look as outdated as George Wallace standing on the school steps keeping James Hood from entering the University of Alabama because he was black."

Something tells us Judge Vaughn R. Walker had this exact same sentiment in mind today when he struck down Prop 8 as being unconstitutional. Couldn't agree more:

After all, what right have those who don't believe in gay marriage to legally admonish those of us who do? Zero, says Vaughn, and we concur.

As you've no doubt heard by now, Vaughn's ruling considers Prop 8 unconstitutional under both the due-process and equal-protection clauses.

Meaning, us fruits who care to get married have rights, too, you Sarah Palin-types. Take that!

And to use Clooney's analogy in all this, if Vaughn had upheld Prop 8, surely, it would have been akin to preventing James Hood from entering the Univ. of Alabama.

Well, we just got permission to (re-)enter the institution of marriage in California, quelle joy!

(May others have better luck with this right than I did, and I mean that with all my heart.)

But as Kathy Griffin has astutely pointed out, "we have a long way to go" before this case likely hits the U.S. Supreme Court and will be decided for good.

Keep on keepin' on, everybody!

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