Rock on sister! An issue I think even more troubling is that citizens in the individual states have somehow gotten the right to vote on whether or not people are entitled to their federal civil rights. I was under the impression that the 14th Amendment superceded all state laws and was binding for all citizens, not just those with whom the majority happen to agree. I don't know how or when this happened, but had this "democratic" denial of Constitutional rights existed in the 1950's and 1960's, no offense to my Southern friends, would blacks have ever been able to break free from the world of Jim Crow?
"nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws."
It seems pretty simple, I must be missing something.
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