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June 26, 2015

Clarence Thomas Cites Slavery In His Dissent Against Marriage Equality, For Some Reason

By Sheila Samples

Justice Clarence Thomas has lost his damn mind. In Thomas' dissent in Obergefell v. Hodges, the case that officially made marriage equality the law of the land on Friday, the Supreme Court justice claimed that enslaved Africans weren't deprived of their "dignity" simply because they were enslaved. Therefore, Thomas argued, same-sex couples weren't actually being deprived of anything -- at least not anything, you know, important -- when they could ...

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Justice Clarence Thomas has lost his damn mind. In Thomas' dissent in Obergefell v. Hodges, the case that officially made marriage equality the law of the land on Friday, the Supreme Court justice claimed that enslaved Africans weren't deprived of their "dignity" simply because they were enslaved. Therefore, Thomas argued, same-sex couples weren't actually being deprived of anything -- at least not anything, you know, important -- when they couldn't get married.

Submitters Website: http://sheilastuff.blogspot.com

Submitters Bio:

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.


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