Though the Supreme Court's Wednesday decisions were a huge step forward for gay couples living in states that allow same-sex unions and for those living in California, the court has left the issue of the legality of gay marriage up to individual states to decide. M Live. Retrieved October 23, LGBT portal.
After the decision Monday, Obergefell stood on the steps of the Supreme Court and took a call. The case was later incorporated into Obergefell v.
Cameron Joseph. May 8, Hodges and decided along with several other Sixth Circuit court cases related to the legality of state bans on same-sex marriage. March 22, Rights and responsibilities of marriages in the United States. As the oral hearings near, many groups, including the Obama administrationhave filed amicus briefs to the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage.
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This is a civil rights issue. Thanks to our wonderful legislators for this important an heroic act. At the Federal level civil unions would need the same recognition as marriages for this to be acceptable. Subscribe to MLive. Latest Stories.
There are plenty of laws governing actions, policies, and behavior that aren't about keeping people from being hurt. DeBoer v. State of the State Survey.