Being on the side of the constitution is not always the right place to be if you support equal rights and a level playing field.
Did you know that a while back the U.S. Constitution permitted slavery and denied women the vote?
"Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for your self." ~ Robert Green Ingersoll
As I understand it, Justice Scalia's position is that it's wrong to stop Black people from voting because they're Black, but OK to stop them from voting because they're Democrats.
"Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself." ~ Robert Green Ingersoll
It kind of sounds like how it would be if you had to prove yourself innocent instead of the state having to prove you guilty.
Sounds to me like maybe the law is upside down.
The Feds should have to prove that a change in the law discriminates.
I totally support protection of everyone's right to vote.
But the laws need to be fair and not place an undue burden on anyone.
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman