June 26, Roberts, C. The court said it was bound by the U. Redhailand Turner v. The justices' opinions in Obergefell are consistent with their opinions in Windsor which rejected DOMA's recognition of only opposite-sex marriages for certain purposes under federal law.
The majority opinion in the decision was written by Justice Anthony Kennedy. Thus, Obergefell raises only the second question, the recognition of same-sex marriages from other jurisdictions. He filed suit because he wasn't allowed to put his name on his late husband John Arthur's death certificate after Arthur died from ALS.
Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage on June 26, Their hope is not to be condemned to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civilization's oldest institutions. Avery Chumbley celebrate with a copy of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser after Abercrombie signed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in the state.
Those cases came from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. During World War I, the first 14, U. They had a son in and were expecting another child. On November 14,the same-sex couples, widowers, child plaintiff, and funeral director in DeBoer v.
Oral arguments in the case were heard on April 28, Supreme Court ruling legalizing such nuptials nationwide, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore directed probate judges in his state to enforce the ban on same-sex marriage. On June 26, , the U. The second case from Ohio involved four couples, a child, and an adoption agency.
Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.