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I’m not going to add my weight to the pile already atop the prominent Atlanta law firm that walked away from the defense of DOMA, though I may alter my carbonated beverage purchasing habits somewhat (a bit hard to do in Atlanta). 

But the willingness of opponents of DOMA to use all sorts of pressure to achieve their aims does not bode well for their magnanimity  in the event that they win here and in the larger political/judicial argument over the definition of marriage.  I worry very much about the future of religious freedom in this country .

This sort of behavior also makes it harder to appeal, as some advocates of same-sex marriage have, to the generosity and compassion of those with traditional moral and religious sensibilities and principles.

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