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MSConservative March 13th, 2015 4:13pm

According to the Tenth Amendment, powers not granted to the government are given to the citizens and the states. That means that conservative states should be allowed to ban same-sex marriage, and liberal states should be allowed to allow it.

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moriahdanielle Des Moines, IA
03/13/15 7:31 pm

Yes. Unless and until the Supreme Court rules that it is an inalienable right.

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Ru12bseen Ignoring the Ignorant
03/13/15 10:06 am

The Civil Rights act of 1964 voted into law by a representative majority of states has limited your point on this. Also, while the tenth does grant states all unassigned powers, states have neglected this right in favor of federal funds for a century

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Ru12bseen Ignoring the Ignorant
03/13/15 10:06 am

But purely speaking, as if no other thing existed, you're correct.

MSConservative
03/13/15 11:05 am

I fail to see how not meeting the criteria for something is discrimination. I feel that if that's discrimination, then not allowing upper-class citizens to collect government assistance is discrimination.

Ru12bseen Ignoring the Ignorant
03/13/15 11:11 am

Discrimination? I never mentioned that. Did you post to the correct comment?

MSConservative
03/13/15 11:14 am

I was engaged in a political debate in a DM on Instagram.

Ebola1 Florida
03/13/15 9:27 am

According to the Constitution, yes.

LucyLu
03/13/15 9:16 am

I agree but also think once heterosexuals get marriage right we can only then make judgements about homosexual marriage that does no harm to anyone.