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Reply #9: Folks, get real! You don't put an issue involving civil rights to a vote! [View All]

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thebaghwan Donating Member (998 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-21-04 11:50 PM
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9. Folks, get real! You don't put an issue involving civil rights to a vote!
If we did that we would more than likely have segregation still. Also we wouldn't have public defenders and so on because it would be voted down because it costs money and the people who need it are just scum anyway, right?

I think the repukes are very concerned about what the courts are doing and will do. This is why you hear that bullshit about "activists judges".

As to the "rule of law" as a paralegal they are talking about these initiatives and so on that were passed in California and other states, which supposedly witness the "will of the people". It all horseshit!

The only way that guy people are going to get their rights is to take it to the max and end up in court. A good equal protection under the law argument ought to carry a lot of weight.
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