Ron Elving. People wait to enter the Supreme Court in Washington Monday as it begins its new term. The justices cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions. Technically, the Supreme Court Monday did not establish a constitutional right for same-sex couples to marry. It merely declined an opportunity to rule definitely one way or the other on the question.
Spiritually speaking; why did it take soooooo long for New York to legalize gay marriage?
New York: Gay Marriage Approved by Senate - The Christian Post
In the landmark case Obergefell v. Hodges, the U. Supreme Court ruled that all state bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional, making gay marriage legal throughout America. The ruling was a culmination of decades of struggles, setbacks and victories along the road to full marriage equality in the United States. In , just one year after the historic Stonewall Riots that galvanized the gay rights movement, law student Richard Baker and librarian James McConnell applied for a marriage license in Minnesota.
Gay marriage declared legal across the US in historic supreme court ruling
But anyways, I personally don't think people should be allowed to vote on whether or not minority groups are entitled to civil and human rights. Gracie: Gay marriage is NOT "government-sanctioned buttsex. Gay marriage is entirely different. Not happy about the legalization of gay marriage in New York. This opens the playing field for more ridiculous things to be legalized such as marijuana,.
Revelers celebrate in Manhattan's west village following the passing of the same sex marriage bill by a vote of 33 to 29, Friday. New York became the sixth and largest state in the country to legalize gay marriage Friday after the state Senate approved a same-sex marriage bill and Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the bill into law. The move could invigorate the national gay rights movement that had stalled over a nearly identical bill in New York two years ago.