Cal Thomas | Syndicated columnist | Thursday, July 18, 2002
The lead plantiffs in the New Jersey lawsuit are two Episcopal ministers who are partners. Gay activists hope the state's Supreme Court - one of the nation's most liberal - will rule that their relationship is protected by the state constitution.
They'll argue it on a civil rights basis and link it to the rights of blacks, but the two are different. One is about race, which no one can change. The other is about behavior, which can be changed.