Americans will have many things on their minds in November, but what voters do in four states and what nine Supreme Court justices do around a big walnut table in Washington may go far to shape the future of same-sex marriage across the nation.
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Despite a lot of publicity during parts of the current presidential campaign, the issue of same-sex marriage has been put on the back burner by the Obama and Romney campaigns.
The public battle over Chick-fil-A and its stance on same-sex marriage might have a good side effect: It’s raising public awareness of the First Amendment of the Constitution. But in the long run, the company could be in a pickle.
Abigail Perkiss from Kean University looks back at Lawrence v. Texas, the Supreme Court decision that invalidates laws barring a Texas law that prohibited sexual acts between same sex couples.
Abigail Perkiss from Kean University looks at a 1967 Supreme Court on interracial marriage – and how that could foreshadow developments about same-sex marriage in the legal system.