Wednesday, March 17, 2004

Gay Marriage and Miscegenation

The New York Times (reg'n req'd) has an article drawing parallels between the proposed consitutional amendment banning gay marriage spearheaded by our fearless leader, Dubya, and laws banning interracial marriage.

Back in 1967 the US Supreme Court struck down Loving v. Virginia. Until 1967, interracial couples were not allowed to marry in the majority of states.

Ever since the Defense of Marriage Act was passed by Congress, this has been a non-issue. The GOP isn't worried about the institution of marriage, they are just trying to whip up prejudice and hysteria in an election year. Shame on them.

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