Justice Scalia (joined by the Chief Justice and Justice Thomas in dissent):
While overruling the outcome of Bowers, the Court leaves strangely untouched its central legal conclusion: Respondent would have us announce ... a fundamental right to engage in homosexual sodomy. This we are quite unwilling to do. Instead the Court simply describes petitioners conduct as an exercise of their liberty (which it undoubtedly is) and proceeds to apply an unheard-of form of rational-basis review that will have far-reaching implications beyond this case.
posted on 06/26/2003 8:05:29 AM PDT
I can already imagine where CFR is going with this SC and that is right into law. I hope I am wrong but as you know
The Gift is to See the Truth
posted on 06/26/2003 8:31:38 AM PDT
(The Gift is to See the Truth)
Link to Scalia's dissent.
It's wonderful reading (as usual). The problem is that I doubt the people it's aimed at are smart or literate enough to get more than an uneasy impression he's lampooning them.
Scalia's dissent is great -- thanks so much for the link!
posted on 06/26/2003 10:35:13 AM PDT
Thank you for posting the links to the ruling and dissents.
posted on 06/27/2003 8:36:45 AM PDT
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