Maddow on voting on minority rights

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This is why your Constitution wants to protect minorities from the tyranny of majority rule by suggesting that certain rights are inalienable. Because every time you put questions to a vote where the majority is against a minority’s rights, the minority loses. Because it’s a minority. It’s a simple matter of math.

The “personhood bill” idea is disgusting. Especially the parts where birth control is equivalent to murder. And worse than that — it’s working.

The privileged sure do love to ban things that would level the playing field for the unprivileged.