National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen is joined by Richard Pildes and Michael Stokes Paulsen to analyze the constitutional aspects of the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage and election redistricting decisions.
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Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how the Supreme Court must depend upon others to put its judgments such as the same-sex marriage decision into effect.
Late Friday morning, President Barack Obama addressed the nation about the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision, calling it a “victory for America.
A divided Supreme Court said on Friday that the Constitution’s 14th Amendment recognizes a national right to same-sex marriage.
As the Supreme Court nears a decision on same-sex marriages, observers of Court history have noted that June 26 already has special significance for decisions that have favored gay rights in landmark cases.