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The right, guaranteed by the fourteenth amendment to the u.s. constitution, to be treated the same, legally, as others in the same situation. if a law discriminates between one group of people and another, the government must have a rational basis for doing so. a law that discriminates on the basis of a supect classification — that is, it makes a distinction based on race, gender, or another trait that has historically resulted in discriminatory treatment — is constitutional only if there is a very compelling reason for the distinction.

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