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    Sentences forRomer v. Evans

    • In Romer v. Evans (1996), Thomas joined Scalia's dissenting opinion arguing that Amendment Two to the Colorado State Constitution did not violate the Equal Protection Clause.Clarence Thomas-Wikipedia
    • In 1995, however, that ruling was effectively gutted by Romer v. Evans, which struck down a Colorado state constitutional amendment, passed by popular vote, that forbade antidiscrimination laws' being extended to sexual orientation.Antonin Scalia-Wikipedia
    • He wrote the Court's opinion in the 1996 case Romer v. Evans, invalidating a provision in the Colorado Constitution denying homosexuals the right to bring local discrimination claims.Anthony Kennedy-Wikipedia
    • Navratilova participated in a lawsuit against Amendment 2, a successful 1992 ballot proposition in Colorado designed to prevent sexual orientation from being a protected class.Martina Navratilova-Wikipedia
    • The Court's decision in Romer v. Evans (1996) struck down a Colorado constitutional amendment aimed at denying homosexuals "minority status, quota preferences, protected status or [a] claim of discrimination."Equal Protection Clause-Wikipedia
    • Among the many closely watched decisions during Rehnquist's tenure was Romer v. Evans (1996).William Rehnquist-Wikipedia

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