Today is August 3rd and in Missouri that means today is the anniversary of the Marriage Amendment Embarrassment of 2004, which banned same-sex marriage in an alleged attempt to protect the sanctity of marriage for my fellow Missourians.
So, a bitch was wondering how that was working out ***blink, blink and double blink***and thinking that the divorce rate should back up the theory that ‘protecting marriage’ was what that amendment was all about.
Or did a bitch miss a step somewhere?
Today’s anniversary got me thinking about a lot of things…about great expectations and the limits of the law.
When news of the overwhelming passage (some 70% of Missourians said 'go for it') of the Missouri we legally recognize man on woman marriage and only one man on one woman marriage here law came through a bitch was disgusted…and then embarraseed…and very concerned.
If one believed the rhetoric, 70% of Missourians thought they protected marriage.
Anyone with an ounce of common sense knows that Amendment 2 didn’t 'protect' a motherfucking thing except conservative turnout at the polls in 2004. Amendment 2 didn’t keep spuses from cheating…from sinking deeper into gambling addiction...from indulging their inner asshole. It didn't prevent office spouses from becoming something more…that job loss from emerging as a huge issue…or your high school sweetheart from develping into you middle aged nightmare.
The law has limits…
Clearly the Amendment didn’t do what it was never going to be able to do in the first place, which was to protect legal unions from dissolving in divorce in Missouri.
But when life gives you lemons..
This bitch thinks there is a class action lawsuit just waiting to be filed here.
If you were a Missouri resident and voted for Amendment 2 August 3rd 2004…and your marriage fell apart after that Amendment was signed into law…a bitch thinks you should be able to sue for legal fees and emotional distressed caused by the failure of that product to deliver sanctity!
Sue who, you ask?
This was, after all, a ballot messure (wink).
A bitch would just like someone involved...off record, even...to admit that the bill was redundant hypocritical bullshit that insulted the constitution it amended, manipulated the morally confused and pandered the evangelical right into a nearly sexual ballot molesting frenzy.
That has about the same chance of happening as layoffs at the divorce court...