Reed, O. These new insights have strengthened, not weakened, the institution of marriage. This Week. The White House is lit up in rainbow colors in commemoration of the Supreme Court's ruling to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, June Democrats had no problem reacting, jumping fast on Twitter to express their universal elation.
JD Sports. Please try again, the name must be unique. But Justice Kennedy rejected that idea. Keep me logged in. Hodges declares that the 14th Amendment requires all states to perform same-sex marriages and recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.
Start the day smarter. Money Deals. People run under a giant equality flag as they celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on June 26, after its historic decision on gay marriage. Deleting comment
Yet there has been far more deliberation than this argument acknowledges. Like Loving and Zablocki, these precedents show the Equal Protection Clause can help to identify and correct inequalities in the institution of marriage, vindicating precepts of liberty and equality under the Constitution.
He runs the website CoverageOpinions. This, they say, is their whole point. Baird, U. It also validates lower-court rulings in 20 states where marriage bans were struck down by federal judges.
Dignitary wounds cannot always be healed with the stroke of a pen. Justice Kennedy rooted the ruling in a fundamental right to marriage. Bonauto, in a phone interview last week from her home in Portland, Maine, shared this harrowing tale with me. She laughs.
However, since their home state of Ohio did not recognize same-sex marriages, the state refused Obergefell's request to be listed on Arthur's death certificate.