Tony Perkins: Supreme Court Made 'Back-Alley' Decision on Gay Marriage

Photo Credit: APThe U.S. Supreme Court’s recent refusal to hear cases upholding same-sex marriage will only ensure the issue rages for years to come, says Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council.

“The court did a back-alley-type Roe v. Wade judicial decision by letting the lower courts do their evil bidding,” Perkins said on “Fox News Sunday.”

When the Court in 1973 “imposed abortion on the nation” it was to “resolve the issue,” Perkins said. “Forty-one years later, that issue is now a political issue in every election from president on down.”

Ted Olsen, a conservative lawyer who represented plaintiffs in Virginia, disagreed, saying federal courts were handling the issue “in an appropriate and proper way.”

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