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Prop. 8 Marginalizes Human Rights of Same-Sex Couples
El Observador (2008)
  • Gil J. Villagran
“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice…”
          These words in the Preamble to our Constitution proclaimed in 1787 that our nation, birthed out of colonialism and monarchy, was truly revolutionary.  It would be a democracy not seen since the golden age of Athens, where all citizens were equal before the law, and indeed, free men (more about women below) governed themselves by laws of their making.  The founding fathers knew that a government by the people and for the people could not spring perfect, but would need to be perfected along the way, to “form a more perfect union,” by laws agreed in the manner prescribed by the new Constitution, in response to the ever-changing needs of our nation.   
Publication Date
November 14, 2008
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Courtesy of El Observador (EO), San Jose, CA; website: <>
Citation Information
Gil J. Villagran. "Prop. 8 Marginalizes Human Rights of Same-Sex Couples" El Observador (2008)
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