Thursday, February 9, 2012


And you’re not allowed to have a law that “serves no purpose, and has no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity” of a given minority.

It’s easy to pass such laws, given that minorities, being in the minority, are easily outnumbered. 

But this is what the Constitution and equal protection and the rule of law are for — making sure that the majority can’t pull stunts like that just because there happen to be more of them.

(emphasis all mine)

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