October 03, Todd A. A half century ago the decades-long civil rights movement culminated in the enactment of civil rights legislation outlawing public and private acts of racial discrimination. February 08, May 01, But the Constitution is not simply a legal document.
Bursch stuck to his argument, saying that the dignity of marriage is just an accident. On the other, there's states saying they have no reason to afford gay couples any dignity. But the easiest response is that plural marriage is just way more complicatedso it's a much larger shift than simply letting gays and lesbians marry.
And between them, there's the swing vote, a justice who has already said that dignity for gay couples is baked into the Constitution. There are consequences for children of same-sex marriages as children need to have a male father and female mother. If same-sex civil marriage becomes common, most same-sex couples with children would be lesbian couples.
How broad is our liberty? August 12, Ilhan Omar. This will reassert the judiciary as an institution that does not make legislative policy decisions, but invokes sound constitutional principles in its interpretations. July 30, It is not only the legal foundation of the country but also the moral foundation.
February 05, As part of its subsidies for the purchase of health insurance, should the government pay for contraception as it does for other forms of preventive medical care? In recent years, a host of laws and practices have been adopted that have the effect of making it more difficult to register to vote: a requirement for government-issued identification cards was upheld in Crawford v.
May 18, Fair-share fees for public unions. July 30,