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The ACLU believes that anti-gay marriage laws violate the "Full Faith and Credit" clause of the U.S. Constitution, which states: "Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records and judicial Proceedings of every other State." The idea behind this clause was to make sure that in a nation where people could freely move from state to state, each state would respect each others laws. In other words, final court decisions of one state -- including Hawaii's -- must be recognized by other states.
Moreover, the ACLU believes these laws violate equal protection, since they seek to discriminate against lesbian and gay Americans based on homophobia. The laws also violate the right to interstate travel under Supreme Court precedent, which has held that a state cannot discriminate against people entering its territory by imposing unconstitutional conditions on the right to enter.