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Contact him at bdickerson freepress. Adherents to different schools of philosophy use differ- ent terms to explain why society should formalize mar- riage and attach special benefits and obligations to per- sons who marry.
Only his courage and unscotchable determinate saved him. Ben Stein's Diary. Register now. Bitterly objecting to Monday's action, Thomas provided a rare insider's perspective on the widely held view that the court's embrace of gay marriage is a done deal.
On the other hand, imagine President Hillary Clinton trying to persuade a Republican Senate to confirm her nominee to replace, say, a retiring Antonin Scalia. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters theatlantic.
Here, the States defending their adherence to the traditional understanding of marriage have explained their position using the pragmatic vocabu- lary that characterizes most American political discourse. Join HuffPost. He had it made in the shade, said my complacent conservative friends.
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Beshear , involved two male couples. Due to the "substantial and continuing harm" and the "instability and uncertainty" caused by state marriage laws differing with regard to same-sex couples, and because respondent states had conceded that a ruling requiring them to marry same-sex couples would undermine their refusal to hold valid same-sex marriages performed in other states, the Court also held that states must recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states.
Texas : In Waco , the sole justice of the peace who conducts civil marriages refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples; no suit has yet been pursued. Subscribe to cleveland.