Wednesday, March 08, 2006

ban on gay marriage impeded justice

From the Enron trial, a good legal reason for making gay marriage legal!

Later, Fastow talked about another deal in which his partnerships temporarily purchased a wind farm from Enron. Fastow and his business partner, Michael J. Kopper, transferred the assets to Kopper's domestic partner, William D. Dodson, avoiding disclosure that would have been required if the men had been legally married. The ruse amused Skilling, Fastow said.

"He got a little laugh, that there was this hole, hole if you will, in the law."
See, if we had legal gay marriage, Enron couldn't have exploited this loophole. 'Course, there are about a bazillion more they would've used anyway...