Cornyn raises sodomy ruling in day one of Roberts judicial hearing
For those of you who haven\’t been paying attention, Bush is looking to fill a seat on the Supreme Court and his nominee, John Roberts, is now officially in the hot seat. Day one brought the expected wingnut nonsense from a conservative wackjob, this time being Senator John Cornyn. Cornyn, pictured, told Roberts that Lawrence vs. Texas, the 2003 Supreme Court ruling overturning state sodomy laws, was an example of how the court has misinterpreted the Constitution, and while three others warned of creating "new rights" for us unmentionables, it was Senator Edward Kennedy who was the only member of the Judiciary Committee to say "gays," including us in a litany of groups whose rights the Supreme Court should expand, rather than take away. Here, here!
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