TITLE

In the Case of Martha Nussbaum

AUTHOR(S)
Bradley, Gerard V.
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1994, Issue 44, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the involvement of Brown University Professor of Philosophy, Classics, and Comparative Literature Martha Nussbaum in the October 1993 trial of Colorado's Amendment 2, that would have prohibited laws making gay, lesbian, or bisexual conduct or orientation a ground for minority status, quota preferences, protected status, or claim of discrimination. Protest of homosexual activists against the amendment; Reason why a Denver trial court enjoined enforcement of Amendment 2 before its effective date; Stance of Nussbaum on same-sex erotic attachments.
ACCESSION #
17734053

 

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