"Its continuance as a precedent demeans the lives
of homosexual persons ... Bowers was not correct
when it was decided, is not correct today...
Bowers v. Hardwick should be and now is overruled."
-- Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing for the majority,
Lawerence, et al. v. Texas, 539 U.S. ___ (2003), 26 June 2003
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