The Citizens United of the Culture Wars

“But there was a pretty effective response that showed these bills for what they are.” Marci A. Hamilton, a professor of law at Cordozo Law School who advises lawmakers on Church-State issues, says social conservatives fundamentally misread the public’s appetite for such laws. “I don’t expect these laws to make it and I don’t expect there to be much more on this issue,” Hamilton says. “The window for getting laws to discriminate against gays and lesbians has essentially closed.”

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