Marriage is So Gay

gaymarriageIt came as no surprise yesterday that the Supreme Court did not rule in a Loving fashion on Prop 8, and I stand by my prediction of confusion, chaos, and court cases. But we have much to cheer about, including aspects of the Prop 8 decision.  Professor Suzanne Goldberg, former senior attorney at Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, who served as co-counsel on two landmark Supreme Court cases, Romer v. Evans (1996), which invalidated a Colorado constitutional amendment blocking LGBT individuals from receiving anti-discrimination protection, and Lawrence v. Texas (2003), which struck down state anti-sodomy laws, provides a concise and lucid explanation of both the DOMA and Prop 8 decisions on SCOTUSblog. Check it out here.


Categories: Law, Policy, and Government, Letters from a Lawyer, These United States

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