May 19, 2005

Today / 05.20.05

by PG

Today in History (1996) - The Supreme Court rules in Romer v. Evans that an amendment to the Colorado constitution passed by referendum, which would have prevented any city, town or county in the state from taking any legislative, executive, or judicial action to protect the rights of homosexuals, violates the 14th Amendment's Equal Protection clause because it serves no legitimate government interest but instead is an expression of animus.

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