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same-sex marriage ban as… A federal judge struck down Utah’s same-sex marriage ban Friday in a decision that brings an increasing nationwide shift toward … The ruling comes the same week New Mexico’s highest court legalized gay marriage after declaring it unconstitutional to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples. A new… A federal judge struck down Utah’s same-sex marriage ban Friday in a decision that brings an increasing nationwide shift toward allowing gay marriage to a conservative state where the Mormon church has long been against it. U.S. District Judge Robert J. Shelby issued a 53-page ruling saying Utah’s law passed by voters in 2004 violates gay and lesbian couples’ rights to due process and equal protection under the 14th Amendment. … The ruling comes the same week New Mexico’s highest court legalized gay marriage after declaring it unconstitutional to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples. A new law passed in Hawaii last month now allows gay couples to marry there.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Abortion Ban “WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law that could have left the state with a single abortion … Not after the governors of Mississippi and South Carolina with complete unified Republican control over both states took down flags to appease corporate interests. Christian conservatives have built… “WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law that could have left the state with a single abortion clinic. The vote was 5 to 4, with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. voting with the court’s four-member liberal wing but not adopting its reasoning. The chief justice said respect for precedent compelled him to vote with the majority. The case was the court’s first on abortion since President Trump’s appointments of two justices shifted the court to the right. … Not after the governors of Mississippi and South Carolina with complete unified Republican control over both states took down flags to appease corporate interests. Christian conservatives have built A FORTRESS OF LIBERTY on the Supreme Court! Listen to the literal grinning cuckold!

Mexican Supreme Court strikes down gay marriage ban The Supreme Court of Mexico issued a unanimous ruling Wednesday afternoon that paves the way to universal marriage rights … The court’s ruling that the ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutionally discriminatory is partly based on a February ruling from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights that… The Supreme Court of Mexico issued a unanimous ruling Wednesday afternoon that paves the way to universal marriage rights in the country. The actual ruling won’t be published for a little while, but the gay rights advocates who brought the case are proclaiming that today’s ruling “opens the door to equal marriage in the whole… … The court’s ruling that the ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutionally discriminatory is partly based on a February ruling from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights that governments can’t discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, Karen Atala Riffo y Niñas v. Chile.

State’s top court strikes down marriage ban The California Supreme Court struck a historic but possibly short-lived blow for gay rights Thursday, overturning a state law that allowed … The conflict over same-sex marriage, in which public opinion and tradition are aligned against a minority group, is similar to the controversy the court confronted 60 years ago when it became the first… The California Supreme Court struck a historic but possibly short-lived blow for gay rights Thursday, overturning a state law that allowed only opposite-sex couples to marry. In a 4-3 ruling that elicited passionate responses on both sides of the debate and touched off celebrations at San Francisco City Hall – the scene of nearly 4,000 same-sex weddings four years ago that were invalidated months later – the court said the right to marry in California extends equally to all, gay and straight alike. … The conflict over same-sex marriage, in which public opinion and tradition are aligned against a minority group, is similar to the controversy the court confronted 60 years ago when it became the first in the nation to overturn a state ban on interracial marriage, George said.

Judge strikes down Oregon’s same-sex marriage ban The U.S. Supreme Court last year struck down the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, which barred the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriage. It determined the law improperly deprived gay couples of due process. In addition to Oregon, federal or state judges in Idaho, Oklahoma, Virginia… The U.S. Supreme Court last year struck down the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, which barred the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriage. It determined the law improperly deprived gay couples of due process. In addition to Oregon, federal or state judges in Idaho, Oklahoma, Virginia, Michigan, Texas, Utah and Arkansas recently have found state same-sex marriage bans to be unconstitutional. Judges also have ordered Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee to recognize same-sex marriages from other states. But opposition remains stiff in many places. Critics note most states still do not allow …

Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA, Restores Gay… The Supreme Court issued rulings on two landmark marriage equality cases on Wednesday, striking down a federal law that denies federal benefits to same-sex couples married in states that recognize gay marriage and allowing a lower court ruling that struck down California’s same-sex… The Supreme Court issued rulings on two landmark marriage equality cases on Wednesday, striking down a federal law that denies federal benefits to same-sex couples married in states that recognize gay marriage and allowing a lower court ruling that struck down California’s same-sex marriage ban to stand. The high court avoided making a decision on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans in California and dozens of other states and instead dismissed the California case due to an issue of standing. The decision affirms a sweeping lower court ruling that struck down California’s Propositi…

State’s top court strikes down marriage ban The California Supreme Court struck a historic but possibly short-lived blow for gay rights Thursday, overturning a state law … The conflict over same-sex marriage, in which public opinion and tradition are aligned against a minority group, is similar to the controversy the court confronted 60 years ago when it became the first in the nation… The California Supreme Court struck a historic but possibly short-lived blow for gay rights Thursday, overturning a state law that allowed only opposite-sex couples to marry. In a 4-3 ruling that elicited passionate responses on both sides of the debate and touched off celebrations at San Francisco City Hall – the scene of nearly 4,000 same-sex weddings four years ago that were invalidated months later – the court said the right to marry in California extends equally to all, gay and straight alike. … The conflict over same-sex marriage, in which public opinion and tradition are aligned against a minority group, is similar to the controversy the court confronted 60 years ago when it became the first in the nation to overturn a state ban on interracial marriage, George said.

Mexico Supreme Court strikes down ban on same-sex… The Supreme Court of Mexico on Wednesday issued a unanimous ruling in favor of three same-sex couples seeking to marry in the … A case brought by three couples trying to strike down Chile’s ban on gay marriage has already begun making its way through the international judicial system.” Marriage Equality… The Supreme Court of Mexico on Wednesday issued a unanimous ruling in favor of three same-sex couples seeking to marry in the southern state of Oaxaca, paving the way for universal marriage rights throughout Mexico. The actual ruling won’t be published for a little while, but the gay rights advocates who brought the case are proclaiming that today’s ruling “opens the door to equal marriage in the whole country,” reported After Marriage. The court previously ruled in 2010 that same-sex unions performed under a Mexico City ordinance had to be recognized nationwide. … A case brought by three couples trying to strike down Chile’s ban on gay marriage has already begun making its way through the international judicial system.” Marriage Equality, Mexico, North America.

Supreme Court strikes down DOMA and Prop. 8 ban on… The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. The court also cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California by effectively striking down California’s gay marriage ban (Prop. The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. The court also cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California by effectively striking down California’s gay marriage ban (Prop. 8). … The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. The court also cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California by effectively striking down California’s gay marriage ban (Prop. 8). J. Scott Applewhite/AP. Gay rights advocate Vin Testa in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Justices issued two major rulings on gay marriage cases. Loading… June 26, 2013.

Supreme Court strikes down gay marriage ban: Reactions… The US Supreme Court made history on Wednesday (June 26) by overturning the controversial Defense of Marriage Act, which banned same-sex marriage. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in his opinion on behalf of the Supreme Court that DOMA had existed “for the purpose and… The US Supreme Court made history on Wednesday (June 26) by overturning the controversial Defense of Marriage Act, which banned same-sex marriage. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in his opinion on behalf of the Supreme Court that DOMA had existed “for the purpose and effect to disparage and to injure those whom the State, by its marriage laws, sought to protect in personhood and dignity”. A secondary court ruling also opened the door for gay marriage to resume in California by dismissing an appeal for its state gay marriage ban Proposition 8. US President Barack Obama hailed the Supreme Court’s …

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