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.
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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.
Setting up an appeal to the Supreme Court on the volatile constitutional issue of same-sex marriage, the federal appeals court in San Francisco has refused to reconsider a decision that nullified California’s “Proposition 8.”
Lyle Denniston looks at a theory that individual states would have to accept same-sex marriage and polygamy if courts strike down the Defense of Marriage Act.
A federal appeals court overturned part of the Defense of Marriage Act on Thursday, acknowledging that the case will be settled by the U.S. Supreme Court.