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Author Topic:   Marriage is a civil right in the US
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Message 12 of 304 (317272)
06-03-2006 4:53 PM
Reply to: Message 10 by Faith
06-03-2006 4:20 PM

Faith, you miss the last line of the Supreme Court Decision presented above:
"Under our Constitution, the freedom to marry, or not marry, a person of another race resides with the individual and cannot be infringed by the State."
Key being a person of another race. Hence, dogs and other animals are not covered.
As gay people are part of a race as well, they are covered. By this analysis the government can't pass a constitutional ammendment banning gay marriages.
Edited by gearkat, : typos

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