On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the question of same-sex marriage. In the meantime, we know a good deal about the justices’ views already.
More than 100 people joined Juneau’s Equality for All party on Friday, to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act and allowing same-sex married couples equal treatment under federal law. The celebration featured performances by the Juneau Pride Chorus, a dance group, and other music. Kimberley Crawford was…
House Republicans, who defended in court the Defense of Marriage Act only to see it , have now decided not to try to defend a similar law that denies veterans’ benefits to married, same-sex couples.
Senate leaders hope to capitalize on growing support for gay rights – especially after the landmark DOMA decision.
Kennedy, who often serves as the swing vote on a divided court, has been a quiet if crucial figure in the stunning advance of civil rights for gay Americans over the past decade.
In writing the majority opinion Justice Anthony Kennedy said “DOMA writes inequality into the entire United States Code.”
The Defense of Marriage Act has been ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.
With only two decision days left for the Supreme Court, rulings that could impact same sex marriage could come as early as tomorrow.
With only two possible days for decisions from the Supreme Court left in this session, rulings in two cases have both sides of the same sex marriage issue on the edge of their seats.
After weeks and months of public debate and speculation about the legal fate of same-sex marriage, the second round of arguments takes place at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday.