TITLE

SODOM AND DEMURRER

AUTHOR(S)
Rosen, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
November 1993
SOURCE
New Republic;11/29/93, Vol. 209 Issue 22, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines whether U.S. courts are competent to resolve the legal status of homosexuals in any kind of a principled way with emphasis on a court case regarding anti-gay rights amendments in Colorado. Argument in Colorado over its citizen's interest in treating homosexuals differently than heterosexuals; Legal theories for why laws against homosexuals should be rigorously reviewed by the courts including the suspect class theory, the political participation theory and the sex determination theory; Recognition of six suspect classes under the Constitution by the Supreme Court.
ACCESSION #
12083951

 

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