Tag: Defense of Marriage Act

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    “The vote on the Defense of Marriage Act was very interesting. You had five justices saying this denies gays and lesbians equality and liberty guaranteed by the Constitution, and I think that says an awful lot because that will carry down the road in other cases. I think this may be a precursor for a ruling that says any discrimination based on sexual orientation by the state is suspect and will only be upheld in extraordinary circumstances.” More

    June 28, 2013 | Comments

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    As thousands demonstrated, legal and moral arguments were being debated inside the courtroom. More

    March 29, 2013 | Comments

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    Watch highlights of five religious leaders speaking about same sex marriage from a range of religious and ethical viewpoints at demonstrations in Washington, DC during Supreme Court arguments about marriage. More

    March 29, 2013 | Comments

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    On Wednesday, March 27, supporters and protestors of same-sex marriage gathered outside the Supreme Court as hearings on gay marriage cases proceeded inside. More

    March 27, 2013 | Comments

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    “A state may enforce and dissolve a couple’s marriage, but it cannot sanctify or bless it,” according to a New York judge in one of the same-sex marriage cases the High Court will review next year. More

    March 8, 2013 | Comments

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    A 2003 survey indicates that 52 percent of Americans would favor a law that prohibits same-sex marriage. However, two Canadian provinces have now made same-sex marriages legal, and the highest court in Massachusetts may soon rule on the issue. More

    March 5, 2004 | Comments