The right to vote should never include the power to eliminate the rights of one's neighbor; rather, 'equal protection' means each of us is bound to treat our neighbors as we would be treated ourselves, at least when voting on the scope of legal rights." Lambda Legal
Saw that in conjunction with a tweet following the Prop 8 trial and it is so dead on target.
But since the conservafools hate on Lambda Legal, let's see what the Constitution has to say about that issue:
14th AMENDMENTThere it is, people. It's past time that we as a community did something about the arrogant right wing propensity to use the referenda process to take away people's civil rights. It's morally wrong, it's probably unconstitutional and it needed to be shut down a long time ago.
No State shall 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.