Majority Rule versus Minority Rights
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I see many reasons to think the world will generally be a better place because it begins to help the nice folks in the LGBT community to feel more connected to all of society. I understand there are some concerns, some fears that this will unravel the societal fabrics, patterns and cultural quilts that have protected us and kept us warm as we've continued to develop our community here in Utah.
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They understood well the ideas of Majority Rule, and the power that could bring. They also understood the other side of Majority Rule, that of the oppression of the rights of the Minority.
President Thomas Jefferson proclaimed in his first inaugural address,
“All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will, to be rightful, must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal laws must protect, and to violate which would be oppression.” from http://billofrightsinstitute.org/resources/educator-resources/americapedia/americapedia-constitution/majority-rule-minority-rights
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