People have complained about the manner the MA SJC has gone about trying to bring equal rights to the same-sex couples of this state. Judicial activism and such.
I'm not a legal scholar, but I know traffic.
When you're in one place, and what's right is in another place, you hit the road. Then you clear a hill and you see a line of cars ahead of you in all lanes that reaches many miles. It's stone cold dead in its tracks.
If you can do so within the law, you seek alternate routes.