posted on May, 9 2012 @ 09:58 AM
As an American Citizen, I can think of nothing much worse than being classified as "second class" in the opportunity to excersize the rights and
privileges granted by the founding documents of this country.
With-in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution there is the expression and assumption of all people being created equal. They also imply
the idea of this being a country of laws and everyone is to be treated equally so long as they are in complience with these laws.
It would seem to me, anyone who would wish to stand before a governmental magistrate or a clergeman of their faith and exchange vows which define
their intent toward a relationship between themselves, should also be treated as eguals under the laws. There are laws concerning the marrage of
multiple persons in most places even though it is clearly stated in religious texts of a man taking more than one wife. The same believers in these
scriptures say this was alright for those men at that time but can not be tollerated now. I state this to make a point, not to emply the removal of
any such current laws.
I would like for those who would deny the opportunity for any citizen to excerzise the rights and privileges which comes from being an equal member of
this society to draw up and present a list of those whom they would deem as "second class citizens", along with legal-constitutionally based
reasons, for us all to examine.
We could then make a better determination of their qualifications as citizens and be better prepared to deal with them, as such, in the future.