DunceWell, another day, another effort of bible-thumpery for naught.

A federal appeals judge hearing arguments about gay marriage bans in four states says “it doesn’t look like the sky has fallen in” in other states that allow same-sex marriage.

Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey made the comment Wednesday in Cincinnati as she and two other judges on the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals questioned lawyers on both sides during the biggest court session yet of federal legal battles over gay marriage. They were hearing cases from Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee.

But you cannot spell redundance without dunce.

In support of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s efforts to reinstate the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, more than 60 Texas lawmakers signed an amicus brief Monday arguing that recognition of gay marriage could lead to the legalization of incest, pedophilia and polygamy.

After which they returned home to their sister-wives.