I was just responding to your attack on the previous poster. Your argument against bigotry was not relating to the state but to her in particular. What the states can legislate and what people are allowed to do are two different things. However with that said if the people elect a bunch of bigots that pass a law that is perceived as bigotted then that is within their rights as a state so long as its constitutional. What is at issue is was the law constitutional not was it a just law. When the courts can deem whether or not a law is just then we should just abandon the legislative branch and leave it up to 5 justices on the supreme court to decide the course of history for this nation.
posted on 06/27/2003 1:00:40 PM PDT
You are correct. That is exactly what the Supreme Court must judge. I believe the "equal protection" case is strongert than the "privacy" case. The Texas law is clearly unconstitution on an "equal protection" grounds.
posted on 06/27/2003 2:06:17 PM PDT
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