Cheney and his ilk don't understand liberty, and they don't understand freedom, what it costs and what it's worth. They are small men and cowards, selling out the rule of law at the first whiff of danger.
Banks have been playing this jurisdictional shell game for generations, seeking federal charters when that suited them and state licensing laws when those were more advantageous, and playing the two against each other.
In this case, my personal support for same-gender marriage is secondary to my unequivocal support for equal protection under the law. Moreover, I am proud to have a position that puts me in the company of civil rights icons