Open Letter to Fans from Cavaliers

Dan Gilbert, the majority owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, had a little to say after the ¬†laugh-riot that LeBron James put the city of Cleveland into for the past week. Not only did “King” James decide to make a one-hour ESPN special out of this whole ordeal of which team he would abandon his hometown for, but also posted on his website that he would be answering questions on his new Twitter account.

The owner had this to say:

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Massachusetts – federal ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional

A federal judge in Boston, Massachusetts, has ruled that the federal ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, because it interferes with an individual state’s right to define marriage. The ruling gives same-sex married couples in Massachusetts the same right to federal benefits that heterosexual couples enjoy.

U.S. District Judge Joseph Tauro ruled that “as irrational prejudice plainly neverconstitutes a legitimate government interest,” the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) violates the protection under the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution. Tauro ruled simultaneously in favor on two separate lawsuits that were filed by the Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) on behalf of eight same-sex married couples and three widows, and by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, where same-sex marriage has been permitted for over six years.

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