Wednesday, June 25, 2014

US History 1973 - 2014 Commonplace Book: Lecture 14, Cultural Wars of the 1980s (Con't)

The issue presented is whether the Federal Constitution confers a fundamental right upon homosexuals to engage in sodomy... to claim that a right to engage in such conduct is "deeply rooted in this Nation's history and tradition" or "implicit in the concept of ordered liberty" is, at best, facetious.

Bowers v Hardwick (1986), majority opinion
Introduction to (and explanation of) this quote series can be found here.  Read this tag to see all of them.

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