Court rules on bogus ACLU caseThe Tennessee Supreme Court issued it ruling yesterday on the case ACLU of Tennessee v. Darnell. For those of you who are unaware, this is the case I blogged about back in March where the ACLU was attempting to say that the General Assembly did not, when the proposed Amendment to the Tennessee Constitution defining marriage passed both Houses, strictly comply with public notice requirements as required by Tennessee law.
I pointed out that this claim was rediculous on its face, largely because the text of the amendment was published in every major newspaper in the State and not a few minor ones as well, and was being talked about on local radio and television and, of course, on the internet.
The Court had a different reason for turning the case down, however: According to the unanimous ruling, the ACLU had no standing to bring the suit before the Court. Passage of the Amendment is virtually guaranteed.
(Hat Tip: Michael Silence)