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Gay Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Calls Out Clarence Thomas

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A gay Connecticut Supreme Court Justice has called Clarence Thomas’ recent statements advocating for the reversal of federally-recognized same-sex marriage rights “hypocritical” due to the justice’s failure to not call for the repeal of a similar ruling allowing interracial marriage.Andrew McDonald, a senior associate justice for Connecticut’s high court, blasted Thomas for suggesting — in a concurring opinion as part of a recent abortion-rights case —  that the nation’s highest court should re-examine all cases dealing with “substantive due process” rights, referring to rights that have been conferred or recognized by courts, but are not specifically mentioned in the Constitution.Among the “substantive due process” cases that Thomas said should be reconsidered by the court include the court’s 1965 Griswold v.

Connecticut ruling, which allowed married couples to buy and use contraception without government interference, the 2003 Lawrence v.

Texas ruling overturning state laws criminalizing homosexuality and same-sex relations, and the 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges ruling, which overturned state bans on same-sex marriage.“Mr.

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