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Jonah: I think you may be conceding too much to Andrew. He thinks laws against sodomy are noxious. Many social conservatives think the same thing about same-sex marriage laws. His answer to the former is that they cannot be tolerated anywhere in the nation. His answer to the latter is that they have to be tolerated until such time as the Supreme Court mandates their approval everywhere. That’s not federalism. It’s a preference for judicial rule when it accords with his policy views.


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