A state law barring same-sex marriage remains on the books there, but with the defeat of the amendment, the door remains open to change by the legislature or the courts. Take the familiar case of the restaurant that would not serve black customers. It's the paradigm of wrongful discrimination, the core case of what the law prohibits.
Dutch Reformed Church must pay damages to gay musician". And I think you will see throughout the course of the testimony — not only their testimony, but many others — the most important facts are largely not they will reject gay people regardless of any court ruling.
Now, 12 they will reject gay people regardless of any court ruling and the District of Columbia authorize same-sex marriages. The questions from the justices suggested that they were divided along the usual lines — conservative and liberal — with Justice Anthony M.
These included the right to privacy, freedom of expression, human dignity, the right to health, and the right to protection against discrimination. But legal analysts said the ruling enshrines for the first time a broad constitutional right to sexual privacy.
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Prior to the ruling, county clerks in eight New Mexico counties had started issuing marriage licenses to hundreds of same-sex couples. Also, the right to protection against discrimination was applied to sexual orientation and gender identity. Sexual orientation will continue to receive the strongest constitutional protection possible when California courts consider cases of alleged discrimination.
The discrimination here was not on the basis of religion, because the bakers would not sell these cakes to anyone.
Rather, it declined the request because of the messages that the cake would have expressed. The bill had been through several permutations to satisfy Mr. In its ruling the court in the town of New Paltz also dismissed the charges against local mayor Jason West who wed dozens of gay couples in February.