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The United States Supreme Court ruled that same sex marriages are legal in the United States. This ruling is controversial.
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An Argument for Same-Sex Marriage - Emily R. Gill
Call Number: HQ 1034.U5 G55 2012
ISBN: 9781589019201
Publication Date: 2012-09-15

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Gay Marriage - Kate Burns
Call Number: HQ 1033 .G385 2005
ISBN: 0737723769
Publication Date: 2004-10-29

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Same-Sex Marriage - Tamara Thompson
Call Number: HQ 1034 .U5 S24 2015
ISBN: 9780737772197
Publication Date: 2015-02-06

 

Same Sex Marriage

The United States Supreme Court issued an important opinion on same sex marriage on June 26, 2015.   In the case Obergefell v. Hodges the Court held that the Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex and to recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage was lawfully licensed and performed out-of-state. ( Docket No.14-556).  The decision was 5-4. The majority consisted of Justices Kennedy  ( who wrote the opinion), Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor and Kagan.   The dissent consisted of Justices Roberts, Scalia, Thomas and Alito. This opinion reversed an opinion by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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