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  •  He would be surprised? Isn't HE the speaker (3+ / 0-)

    who would push that decision?

    not gonna happen...

    •  I'm not entirely (2+ / 0-)
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      musing85, CajunBoyLgb

      clear on how it would work. I don't know if it has to be a leadership decision or if just any member of the House can step in to defend it.

      If it has to come from him then yeah, "I would be surprised" is a pretty odd statement to make.

      "If moral disapprobation of homosexual conduct is “no legitimate state interest”[...]what justification could there possibly be for denying the benefits of marriage to homosexual couples[...]?" - Justice Antonin Scalia

      by indiemcemopants on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 08:03:00 AM PST

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