The Huffington Post printed parts of an internal email sent to leaders at weekly publications from associate publisher, Charlotte Wolfe, that said, “Our job is to report the news objectively and we can’t do this if we’re also on social media sharing our opinions”.
The rabbi is unaware of the then-celebrated 1983 case of Bob Jones University, decided when the rabbi was a toddler.
Same-sex couples in states that previously did not recognize same-sex marriage should review and update their estate planning documents to take advantage of marriage-friendly tax provisions and presumptions, as well as consider realigning assets for optimal tax planning.
Of course, those opposed to same-sex marriage will say, “Look at the Bible”.
But given the well-known position of the American government under President Barack Obama to export and indeed impose the obnoxious gay culture on countries opposed to it, the Supreme Court’s endorsement of gay marriage may be the weapon it needs to launch a fresh offensive on African countries. God has ordained marriage to be between a natural born man and natural born woman.
“Eighty-one and a half percent of Tennesseans said we don’t want same-sex marriage“, Holt said. Solicitor General Verrilli replied that “it’s certainly going to be an issue”.
I would like to thank Mr. Sundin for the history lesson as it pertains to the U.S. Constitution, and also for his insightful critique of the delivery of the ruling by Justice Anthony Kennedy.
But that hasn’t stopped the outrage by many claiming that this violates God’s sanctity of marriage.
Another portion of the legislation seeks to “protect ministers and churches from civil and criminal liability” for declining to marry same-sex couples.
Kansas asked the court in a July 9 filing to dismiss the ACLU lawsuit because of its now “voluntary compliance” with all aspects of the recent Supreme Court decision. “That will be accelerated by the Supreme Court ruling”. The ensuing litigation took 10 years and probably cost a fortune in legal fees. At the same time, though, this type of coverage is a symptom of the widespread perception of marriage rights as the ultimate expression of LGBTQ equality, an approach that is blind to a host of other forms of discrimination aimed at the community. Trans people, for one, remain a target of extreme legal discrimination. Prudential’s financial checklist for same-sex married couples can give you an idea of what types of benefits may need updating.
Our Constitution’s 14th Amendment contains the Equal Protection Clause, requiring the government to apply laws equally to all persons. “The district courts shall have original jurisdiction of actions to enjoin violations of this section”.
It is clear that the five justices voting in the majority have an agenda to radically change the United States and they refuse to let the Constitution stand in the way.