SCOTUS declares 14th Amendment requires same sex marriage in 5-4 decision - gay marriage and the 14th amendment

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Why the 14th Amendment can't possibly require same-sex marriage gay marriage and the 14th amendment


Jun 26, 2015 · The Fourteenth Amendment requires a State to license a marriage between two people of the same sex and to recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage .

Mar 19, 2015 · So if the 14th Amendment was intended to require same-sex marriage, then every state in the union intended to throw the new couple into prison as soon as the marriage was consummated!

How does the ban on same-sex marriage violate the 14th amendment to the US Constitution? The 14th Amendment has two applicable parts: The Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause.

The court's historic 5-4 ruling cements the legality of same-sex unions nationwide.Author: Andrew Soergel.