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  •  In other words... (none)
    ... he thinks the XIXth Amendment has no practical effect whatsoever?

    Insofar as I may be heard by anything, which may or may not care what I say... (from "Creatures of Light and Darkness", R. Zelazny)

    by SadEagle on Sat Jul 23, 2005 at 01:14:40 PM PDT

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    •  I really hope (none)
      Roberts is questioned on this.  I want to raise the profile of the Ninth Amendment & natural law and have it included in the national discourse on how to interpret the Constitution.

      People are not dumb - don't they have to say, hey, that's right, there IS a guarantee of BROAD rights in the BoR and conservatives are trying to take that away!

      Every man for himself.

      by JLFinch on Sat Jul 23, 2005 at 03:03:02 PM PDT

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    •  Huh? (none)
      How does his reading of the 9th Amendment affect the 19th?  Seriously.  I don't doubt he wants to set back women more than a century -- but I don't see it in the quote from him above. . . .

      "Let all the dreamers wake the nation." -- Carly Simon

      by Cream City on Sat Jul 23, 2005 at 08:33:18 PM PDT

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