Therefore, that portion of those state constitutions are now incompatible with US law as defined by the Supreme Court.
But hold that thought, because political handicappers at the New York Times argue that same-sex unions could be the best thing that ever happened to the GOP.
Both Strange’s office and attorneys for April and Ginger Aaron-Brush – one of several same-sex couples who sued to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex marriage a year ago – were cautious Tuesday about the document and its implications.
Huckabee likewise wrote in USA Today after the ruling on same-sex marriage, “as president, I will never bow down to the false gods of judicial supremacy”. Employees were also told that if they disagreed with or “didn’t like” Foster’s op-ed, they could leave. “We have a right to our opinions, but because we are so tightly connected to our newspaper products, we don’t need to vocalize this on social media”.
Your various articles regarding the gay pride parade, the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, and the JONAH verdicts prompt the following reaction.
Other Mississippi newspapers are not following the Daily Journal’s lead. They felt they would deal with same-sex marriage once and for all and then it would go away.
Nathan Lewin has argued many cases before the Supreme Court of the United States and is an adjunct lecturer at Columbia Law School, where he teaches a course on Supreme Court litigation.
Eason suggests that retirement plan sponsors review plan terms or administrative procedures to make sure those treat same-gender and opposite-gender spouses equally.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about a third of public- and private-sector employees in the USA have access to benefits for unmarried gay partners.
However, do you really suppose it’s possible that Floyd, Huckabee and the rest of the hyperventilating GOP candidates fail to understand that all churches have an absolute First Amendment right to their own beliefs and practices? Keim said the new rule flies in the face of Supreme Court decisions, while another recent court decision concerning the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, makes it clear that government can provide separate health insurance alternatives employees may choose to use. God has ordained marriage to be between a natural born man and natural born woman.
Because it’s really none of your business, is it, who loves whom? So grow up and get over it. While many people changed their Facebook profile pictures to equality signs as part of an HRC campaign in 2013, most did not know about or acknowledge that HRC had come under fire for silencing trans activists in their ranks. They won’t easily be dissuaded. They just have reasons for a different viewpoint.
More problematic, however, is the claim at the end of the same essay that this ruling tramples on the religious liberties of millions of Americans.