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Top court not truly decisive

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In view of recent Supreme Court decisions, which have been determined by the narrowest of margins, one may doubt as to whether the results are due to true understanding or the fact that the toughest true/false tests naturally produce such ratios.

Whether one is for or against indiscriminate homosexuality or abortion, the prospect of such continued division in judicial opinion could well discourage the public faith that our social diversity is an advantage toward resolving these problems.

Therefore, it is time to see if the lower justices throughout the country can discover and attain a fitting policy for their states until the time that the top court can achieve a true majority consensus.

What is the most important amendment to the Constitution that some ambitious senator could now propose? To formally yield to the states when the Supreme Court appears to have its hands tied.

James R. Evert

Salt Lake City