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Bush said that if elected president he would conduct extensive interviews with potential nominees to the court to make sure they have a conservative constitutional view of the law.
The fate of gay marriage in Utah now rests in the hands of a federal appeals court in Denver. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning. The crowd celebrates outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday June 26,after the court declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the US.
Get all the stories you need-to-know from the most powerful name in news delivered first thing every morning to your inbox. Tulsa couple Mary Bishop and Sharon Baldwin had filed the Oklahoma lawsuit along with another same-sex couple in Novembershortly after Oklahoma voters overwhelmingly passed the constitutional amendment.
If gay marriage has now been elevated to a civil right on par with interracial marriage, what rationale would government have for not revoking the tax-exempt status of any religious organization that does not recognize same-sex unions?
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