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  •  How will they be set back? DOMA is already the (1+ / 0-)
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    law. If it's repealed, repeal will be constitutional as well.

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      if the U.S. Supreme Court declares that it is constitutional to treat LGBTs as second-class citizens for purposes of marriage, which is already considered a fundamental constitutional right, there will be nothing to prevent LGBTs from being treated as second-class citizens for other purposes.  And remember that a U.S. Supreme Court decision grounded in an interpretation of the Constitution cannot simply be repealed.

      Maladie d'Amour, Où l'on meurt d'Aimer, Seul et sans Amour, Sid'abandonné

      by FogCityJohn on Fri Jun 04, 2010 at 08:32:17 AM PDT

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