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  •  Fundamental Rights are FUNDAMENTAL Rights. (9+ / 0-)

    I love this quote from page 37 in today's ruling.  I had not seen it before (bolding mine).

    Simply put, fundamental rights are fundamental rights. They are not defined in terms of who is entitled to exercise them.” Hernandez, 855 N.E.2d at 24 (Kaye, C.J., dissenting)

    "When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty (Chris Christie, Antonin Scalia, or Scotty Walker (pick your favorite) said in rather a scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean -- neither more nor less."

    by Eman on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 10:30:44 AM PDT

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