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Unformatted text preview: the only minority group left out. The notion of a civil union is also unconstitutional. Brown v. Board of Education overturned Plessy v. Ferguson, which allowed the “separate but equal” clause. This landmark decision said that “separate but equal” was against the ideas on which this country was founded upon and could no longer be used. Therefore, the concept of a civil union being equal to marriage but holding separate laws is unconstitutional as well. Why are people being discriminated against based on a sexual preference in the 21 st century? Many other civilized countries in the world sanction gay marriage from the smaller ones such as the Netherlands to the superpower England....
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course HDF 304 taught by Professor Gray during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '08