Originalism as a judicial philosophy must have the effect of suppressing the rights of Black people, women, and LGBTQ people.

Originalism dismisses the mainstream idea that the text and meaning of the Constitution and legislation must not be limited to what people understood in the past.

Originalism is at its heart reactionary and racist.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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