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Response to jerseyjack (Reply #24)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 12:36 PM

29. I am not sure about that.

She may have agreed to defend the law. She may have been pressured to defend the law. Her job description may even say that she must defend the State of Illinois in all legal actions, but, as a Constitutional officer, she is not required to defend a law that she believes is unconstitutional.

She either believed the law was constitutional, or she didn't care and went with the flow so as not to offend the Governor or the legislature. Either way, she bears some responsibility here.

-Laelth

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