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Old 12-09-2012, 11:14 AM   #10
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My only problem with that is the civil rights issue. We didn't allow the southern states to enslave human beings, discriminate against black in housing, voting laws etc.

The states don't get to decide the freedom of individuals. The federal government and the SCOTUS decide what freedoms the constitution allows its citizens.
We don't allow states to enslave gays or deny them their ability to vote either.

Some states prevent both heterosexuals and homosexuals from entering into same sex marriage. If heterosexuals could do it but not homosexuals (or vice versa), then we'd have an equal protection issue.
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