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Justice Scalia was no defender of religious freedom. On the contrary, Scalia authored Employment Division v. Smith, the landmark 1990 Supreme Court decision that all but erased the Free Exercise clause from the First Amendment.
Scalia, 79, who died Saturday, was a proud and most-recent Supreme Court advocate of “textual originalism” throughout his legal career and three-decade tenure as a justice.
Justice Antonin Scalia fears that if the U.S. Supreme Court grants same-sex couples a constitutional right to marry this month then the state could choose not to recognize the solemnizing