Divided U.S. Supreme Court gives key victories to same-sex marriage

     

The Huffington Post — Brian Levin, Cal State San Bernardino professor and director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, takes a close look at the U.S. Supreme Court rulings on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

The June 25 rulings, he wrote, “did not with finality settle the ultimate question as to whether states can refuse to extend marital rights to same sex couples, but the wording of the majority has recognized that when states do so, those rights must be treated the same for all marriages.”

The article was published June 26, 2013.

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