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Column: The court's Canute-Cassandra divide

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WASHINGTON -- Ten years ago to the day, dissenting in the case of Lawrence v. Texas, Justice Antonin Scalia played the role of Cassandra, warning darkly -- and at the time, it seemed, hyperbolically -- that the ruling invalidating laws against homosexual conduct would lead inexorably to creation of a constitutionally protected right to same-sex marriage.

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