North Carolina’s House on Thursday overrode and effectively passed a state law that allows government officials to refuse to marry people, including same-sex couples, by citing a religious objection.
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Renowned legal scholar Kenji Yoshino tells the definitive story of Hollingsworth v. Perry, the 2013 landmark same-sex marriage case, at a special National Constitution Center live event on Tuesday.
In this video from an Intelligence Squared US event hosted at the National Constitution Center, four experts debate same-sex marriage and the Constitution’s Equal Protection clause. John Donvan from ABC News moderates and Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen introduces.
The latest battleground over same-sex marriage and religious freedom is in a state where the legislature might allow state officials to stop performing all marriages, for a limited time, in certain cases.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at Ireland’s historic gay marriage referendum, and if it could influence the United States Supreme Court.