First Challenge to Gay-Marriage Ban Headed for Trial

, The Legal Intelligencer


The first challenge to Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage appears headed to trial now that it has survived motions to dismiss.

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  • aachtert

    How can the state's refusal to accept the validity of same sex marriages legally entered into in other states survive a challenge based on the full faith and credit clause?

  • Richard R. Di Stefano

    It is interesting that the Supreme Court of the U.S.A.'s jurisprudence of equal protection and substantive due process has undergone a sea change since the early 1970s when Roe v. Wade ("super-duper precedent") was decided. Will unborn human beings now have the right not to have a scissors stuck into their skulls?

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