Quote of the Day: Hannah Arendt on Gay Marriage

“Even political rights, like the right to vote, and nearly all other rights enumerated in the Constitution, are secondary to the inalienable human rights to ‘life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness’ proclaimed in the Declaration of Independence; and to this category the right to home and marriage unquestionably belongs.” When a right is this vital, this profound, this important, does not the burden of proof rest with those who seek to deny it rather than those who seek to secure it?”–Hannah Arendt, on Gay Marriage.

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