At the present stage of human civilization, universal mating summons the courage to defy the prohibitive philosophies of racial barriers, caste separations, and color hierarchies. Interracial procreation is an act of courage in apartheid and racist societies. It is mission impossible in caste-bound communities.
In the age of American ethnic diversity, it is all about representation -- a spiritual mission to bring you, our fathers, back in the light. History might have worked in favor of Chavez in the past decades, but many Filipino Americans will do what it takes to put your names in the pages of American movements.
Some courts have relied on a "states' rights" argument to bolster the position that Section 3 of DOMA is unconstitutional. "States' rights" is a weak foundation on which to build a modern civil rights movement. Individuals pushing a "states' rights" agenda have traditionally been opposed to civil rights.