Columbia Prof Warns of ‘Theocratization’ of Constitution by Conservatives

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 6/13/2018 | Mike LaChance
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A Columbia University professor recently claimed that conservatives’ belief in “natural law” is leading to a “radical theocratization of the Constitution.”

Professor of Law, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Katherine Franke, who also serves as the director of the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law at Columbia, voiced her criticism of the conservative approach to constitutional law during a June 4 interview with Columbia News.

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When asked what was at stake “in the tension between religious liberty and LGBTQ equality,” the academic referenced the recent Supreme Court case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, asserting that some people “view religious liberty rights as more fundamental than any other rights, and thus should occupy the top tier of constitutional protection.”

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