Supreme Court

Scalia Defends Writings That Some Think are Anti-Gay

Made the comments during confrontation at Princeton University

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PRINCETON, N.J. – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday found himself defending his legal writings that some find offensive and anti-gay.

Speaking at Princeton University, Scalia was asked by a gay student why he equates laws banning sodomy with those barring bestiality and murder.

"I don't think it's necessary, but I think it's effective," Scalia said, adding that legislative bodies can ban what they believe to be immoral.

h/t Jacob Patton

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