They said Amendment 2 did no more than protect the majority's right to maintain its values against an aggressive, politically active minority seeking to impose cultural change on its own behalf. If that happens, of course, the gay-rights movement will have triumphed in law, if not yet in the court of public opinion.
This was argued in the lower courts due to the fact that some households may not respond if they live with someone who is not a citizen. For millennia, marriage was inextricably linked to the one thing that only an opposite-sex couple can do: procreate. Sometimes I think you are a CBF big wig sent over here to make us bang our heads against a brick wall.
Ominously, that is not a word the majority uses. Congress voted a law into place and the president signed it. That is what happened in this instance. William Thornton.
If you don't get the confirmation within 10 minutes, please check your spam folder. Scalia's dissent in the military institute case was even tougher. Front Matter Pages i-xxxiv. Homosexual demands for various rights-membership in the military with no conditions relating to homosexual behavior attached, legal recognition of homosexual unions as marriages-will probably come before the Supreme Court fairly soon.
Thus it is impossible to exclude the possibility that at some point in the future even private, all-male and all-female schools might find themselves targets of government coercion to go coed. Eight of them grew up in east- and west-coast States.
Clearly, both of these decisions have the effect of opening doors- but doors to what? Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know right now. Eight of them grew up in east- and west-coast States. Front Matter Pages Buy options.