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Romer v. Evans
Citation:517 U.S. 620, 116 S.Ct. 1620, 134 L.Ed.2d 855 (1996).
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Colorado voters adopted Amendment 2 to their state constitution, prohibiting laws conveying protected status on the basis of “homosexual, lesbian, or bisexual orientation.” Many municipalities had already passed local ordinances conveying protected status. Plaintiffs brought suit challenging Amendment 2 on Equal Protection grounds.
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