As a reminder, the most intellectually honest member of the Dobbs gang said the following in his concurring opinion:
[I]n future cases, we should reconsider all of this Court’s substantive due process precedents, including Griswold, Lawrence, and Obergefell. Because any substantive due process decision is “demonstrably erroneous,”we have a duty to “correct the error” established in those precedents.
Reassurances that the Court will never follow through on the logic of its opinion to apply from any case — whether from elite conservatives, perpetually behind-the-curve centrists, or liberal legal world careerists — could not ring more hollow.
For example, consider that Ron DeSantis, the second most-likely 2024 Republican nominee, making invidious queer-bashing one of his central platforms:
2. No more Safe Space stickers. Also, teachers must out gay students to their parents (because parental rights are absolute), but teachers must use a student's birth pronouns regardless of parental desires (because parental rights are unimportant). pic.twitter.com/vH3qB6r3MK— Jeffrey Sachs (@JeffreyASachs) June 30, 2022
The idea that same-sex relationships are inherently defined by sexuality (and hence unsuitable for view around children) while opposite-sex ones are not is homophobia of the old school, the one run by the Klan, which is of course the point.
At any rate, anyone who thinks Obergefell is safe in this context is out of their goddamned mind.