Dammit! Well said!
On Tuesday, April 28th the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on several marriage equality cases. Mary Bonauto will argue for the couples on the issue of state power to forbid same-sex couples to marry and Douglas Hallward-Driemeier will argue for the couples on the issue of state power to refuse to recognize existing same-sex marriages.
On the other side, there were sixty-six legal briefs filed in defense of the four states’ bans on same-sex marriage. The SCOTUS blog looked at several of them:
Some, like the brief of brief of the Family Research Council, are sure that the arrival of same-sex marriage will destroy the institution of marriage as it has been known throughout western history. Others make ultimately the same point more subtly by using social science data to show the devastating effect they perceive for children of same-sex parents — as, for example, in a brief by…
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