This week the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declared the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
“The central constitutional issues at stake in this case are complex,” Buccola says, “The moral issues are not. Proposition 8 is unjust.”
Buccola is an assistant professor of political science at Linfield College. His book, The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass, is forthcoming from New York University Press in April.