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To: mbarker12474

Note Cuccinelli’s argument that an executive body (the governor, state schools) cannot arbitrarily issue decrees and judgements regarding civil rights. Cuccinelli claims that, in Virginia, this is reserved for the General Assembly......

Observe the similar issue in Washington D.C., where the city council, and not the voters, declared the city’s support for gay marriage on civil rights grounds. Opponents argue that the city council has no power to make these decrees.

And... regarding the language here and in the Kennedy bill, just what does “sexual orientation” mean?


2 posted on 03/08/2010 2:06:04 PM PST by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: mbarker12474
Depends on differences in the State Constitution and the enabling legislation for the DC city council.

We must remember to append the residential districts in DC to Maryland next time we have power. If Maryland objects, take away their military bases!

5 posted on 03/08/2010 2:15:01 PM PST by muawiyah ("Git Out The Way")
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