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Wednesday, March 19, 2003
This (through Atrios) leaves me speechless...not necessarily a bad thing considering:

The Associated Press
3/18/03 7:55 PM
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Tuesday night that government has room to scale back individual rights during wartime without violating the Constitution.
"The Constitution just sets minimums," Scalia said at John Carroll University. "Most of the rights that you enjoy go way beyond what the Constitution requires."
Scalia was responding to a question about the Justice Department's pursuit of terrorism suspects and whether their rights are being violated.
The conservative justice did not discuss what rights he believed are constitutionally protected...Scalia said the constitutional rights are minimums adding that society has extended protections for individuals that go far beyond that...Scalia was interrupted once briefly by a protester who shouted an anti-war statement.

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