March 24, 2005
"When a case like this has been heard by 19 judges in six courts and it's been appealed to the Supreme Court three times, the process has worked - even if it hasn't given the result that the social conservatives want."

"My party is demonstrating that they are for states' rights unless they don't like what states are doing," said Representative Christopher Shays (R-Conn). "There are a number of people who feel that the government is getting involved in their personal lives in a way that scares them."

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