With the handing down of the Obergefell decision, the Fourteenth Amendment is back in the news. What was it really supposed to mean? Not what do some libertarians and conservatives wish it said, but what was it originally supposed to mean? Kevin Gutzman joins me for the answer.
About the Guest
James Madison biographer Kevin Gutzman is a professor of history at Western Connecticut State University.
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