A little past noon every day, Mike McMonagle checks the Commonwealth Court website, hoping for a ruling on same-sex marriage. It has been a week since oral arguments in the Montgomery County case, when President Judge Dan Pellegrini promised, “I will issue a decision as soon as I can.” Pellegrini didn’t give a timetable for a ruling, and his chambers said Wednesday that he had no plans to. But with each passing day, McMonagle gets a little more worried. “I would say, the longer the delay, the more worried our side should be. In our view,” he said, “it’s a very simple case to make.” McMonagle opposes same-sex marriage and led a protest on the courthouse steps after the Sept. 4 hearing in Harrisburg.
I would say marriage equality supporters have an even similar case to make. It’s equality, stupid.