It’s day two of the same sex marriage battle at the US Supreme Court. On Wednesday, the highest court in the land will hear arguments that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional for same sex couples who are granted the right to marry in states that legally allow gay marriage.
Tag: Proposition 8
It’s a big week for the gay marriage movement as the United States Supreme Court takes its first ever look at the issue.
On Tuesday, the first arguments will take place as the proponents of California’s Proposition 8 call on the court to deem the ballot measure unconstitutional. Then on Wednesday, the court will hear a separate case that challenges the Defense of Marriage Act.
The battle over whether or not California’s ban on gay marriage is should be unconstitutional could become a Supreme Court decision.
The issue of Gay Marriage will be decided by the United States Supreme Court
On Friday, the Court issued an order to review Hollingsworth v. Perry (formerly Perry v. Brown), the federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8.
The Supreme Court also granted review in United States v. Windsor, a challenge to the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
As Thomas Bistritz reported earlier this week at GaySocialites.com, a California Appeals Court has decided not to hear a case in which anti-gay marriage groups are trying to overturn a judge’s decision to rule Proposition 8 as unconstitutional. And as Thomas promised, I’m sounding off on it!