Why Justice Ginsburg Can Officiate All The Legal Same-Sex Weddings She Wants

By ZACK FORD, ThinkProgress – Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, a rabid opponent of marriage equality, told the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins that he believes Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should be impeached for officiating the marriages of same-sex couples. “We have justices on the Supreme Court right now who have actually performed same-sex marriages: Ginsburg and Kagan,” Moore observed, noting that when doing so just two weeks ago, Ginsburg seemed to slyly emphasize the word “Constitution” when pronouncing the couple married by the powers vested in her by the founding document. “Now she’s commenting on a case which is before her, and under judicial ethics of federal judges, she can’t do that. Congress should do something about this.” “I know that at least one motion for recusal’s been filed against these justices by the Foundation for Moral Law in Montgomery, Alabama,” Moore added, referring to the conservative organization...

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