Dispatches from the Creation Wars

Trivial Pursuit has a brilliant post on tyranny of the majority and the preference for judicial restraint the excesses of democracy. I agree with him almost entirely and can hardly think of a thing to add to what he said:

I’m far more comfortable relying on courts than legislatures, especially given that the entire and proper role of the former is to act as the last line of defense against majoritarian abuses.

Here, here.