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Constitution vs. same-sex marriage | Letters

Well here we go again, another elected person, our governor, is thumbing her nose at the Washington State Constitution about marriage. Interesting, since those in Washington, D.C., who were also elected, from our state, doesn’t believe in the Constitution of the United States of America, either.

In case many of your readers did not study Washington state history during their school days, maybe it’s time for them to go back and read the Washington State Constitution, which says in part under marriage in our state: marriage in the State of Washington is between one man and one woman. This is also true about the U.S. Constitution about marriage.

But what do I know? I have never ran for an office. I take that back, I was involved with PTA for 13 years when my children were in grade school. Nor do I give myself raises, without the vote of the people. So now this governor has decided it is not up to the voters of Washington state to vote for or against “same-sex marriage.”

Of course, this didn’t work for those voters living in California, when they voted against same-sex marriages, and a federal judge overturned it. Just like when we voted for “term limits” several years ago, and a former Senator by the name of Tom Foley from Spokane took it to court and had it overturned because Foley would have to give up his seat in Olympia.

It’s obvious that those we vote for don’t give a hang about the citizens, but what is popular amongst the Hollywood types.

Pat Gee, Federal Way



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