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Lindsey Graham Is Still Worried That Gay Marriage Will Lead to Polygamy

South Carolina senator Lindsey Graham treated Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch to a blast from the past during her Wednesday confirmation hearing, asking the nation’s soon-to-be top lawyer how she would protect the sanctity of two-person marriage if the Supreme Court rules in favor of the rights of same-sex couples to marry.

What legal rationale would be in play that would prohibit polygamy?” he asked, before rephrasing the question to be more to the point: “Could you try to articulate how one could be banned under the Constitution and the other not?” Lynch’s response, suffice it to say, was perfect. Take a look:

Lindsey Graham Questioned AG Nominee on Polygamy