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Antonovich Lambasts Overturning of Prop 8 as Judicial Tyranny

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Joining the many politicians, officials, and leaders issuing statements about this afternoon's ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional is Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, who says that "activist" Judge Vaughn R Walker's decision is a form of judicial tyranny. In an statement distributed by email, Antonovich shares his position:

ANTONOVICH SAYS ACTIVIST JUDGE OVERTURNING PROPOSITION 8 EVIDENCE OF JUDICIAL TYRANNY: “To address the issues raised by the courts, Proposition 8 was placed on the ballot after Proposition 22 was deemed unconstitutional by the courts. It is clear that the Judge’s political correctness agenda prevailed at the expense of the will of the people. Ultimately, it will be up to the United States Supreme Court to uphold the constitutionality of Proposition 8.”
Thomas Jefferson warned that radical judicial activism would undermine the will of the people. He said, ‘When the people fear their government, there is tyranny.’ Today’s ruling was a direct assault to the over 4.5 million voters in 2000, and the over 7 million who turned out in 2008 to vote on this vital issue.”