Thursday, March 23, 2006

One last post this morning

Hollis emailed me this piece this morning. I'm not sure what the source is.

On Wednesday, March 1st, 2006, in Annapolis at a hearing on the
proposed Constitutional Amendment to prohibit gay marriage, Jamie
Raskin, professor of law at American University, was requested to

At the end of his testimony, Republican Maryland state senator Nancy
Jacobs said: "Mr. Raskin, my Bible says marriage is only between a
man and a woman. What do you have to say about that?"

Raskin replied: "Senator, when you took your oath of office, you
placed your hand on the Bible and swore to uphold the Constitution.
You did not place your hand on the Constitution and swear to uphold
the Bible."

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