FW Subject: Good Point
Mar 25, 2006 10:32 PM
On Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at a hearing on the proposed Constitutional
Amendment to prohibit gay marriage, Jamie Raskin, professor of law at AU, was
requested to testify.
At the end of his testimony, Republican 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."
The room erupted into applause.
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