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The Supreme Court decision overruling Roe v. Wade puts marriage equality in immediate jeopardy

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"The basic threat is easy to grasp. For more than a century, a debate has raged over how courts should define the “liberty” guaranteed by the 14th Amendment. The Supreme Court rewarded its relentless assault on a precedent that most Americans thought was settled....The reality is that this extremist Court is taking a wrecking ball to our personal relations, which we assumed were secure. Now, they assert, we are to live by the rights, mores, and practices of 1868. This is the dream of the Federalist Society, which selected Trump’s three extremist justices for him.Turning the clock back by a century and a half is not conservative. It’s nuts- and  constitutes the start of another crusade—an all-out assault on the many other rights that are “all part of the same constitutional fabric,” as the liberal justices put it in dissent"

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