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  •  The judge is right that (0+ / 0-)

    the clerk can ignore the state law just because he considers it unconstitutional.  But what judicial reasoning did he use to determine that the clerk is not allowed to "raise the alleged unconstitutionality of Pennsylvania's marriage laws as a defense to this action"?

    "In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican." - H. L. Mencken

    by SueDe on Thu Sep 12, 2013 at 02:48:00 PM PDT

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