The Supreme Court’s decision the Federal Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) probably means the end of the ban on same sex marriages in Ohio. Sooner rather than later.
Justice Kennedy, writing for 1 5-4 Court majority, found that the DOMA violated the dupe process guarantees of the constitution. This opinion will likely form the basis of successful court challenges to Ohio’s constitutional provision that prohibits same sex marriage. The decision on the California case on the procedural standing issue doesn’t change anything.
The rulings leave in place laws banning same-sex marriage around the nation, and the Court declined to say […]Full Story... →
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