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Conservatives, too, should welcome gay marriage decision
Jun 26th, 2015 by Warren Swil

‘Family values’

agenda advanced by

Supreme Court ruling

Attorney Ted Olsen articulated the conservative case for supporting gay marriage.

Millions of Americans are rejoicing today over the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage.
Some, however are not.
Unyielding, right-wing ideologues may be the only ones not celebrating.
But if the conservatives have a shred of intellectual honesty, even they would be delighted.
The top court has just advanced the “family values” agenda in a big way. And, as the president said, the US has become a “more perfect union.”
Similarly to when the Court overturned bans on interracial marriage in 1967, equality for same sex couples makes America a more just and tolerant society. Everyone benefits.


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READY, SET, REJOICE: Gay marriage coming soon to all of America

WHY SUPREME COURT WILL BLESS SAME-SEX UNIONS THIS TIME
A decision is imminent in the most closely watched Supreme Court case in recent memory – its consideration of same sex marriage. Few doubt the result.
New legal precedents and rapid social change make it almost certain that a 5-4 majority of the justices will find a constitutional reason to recognize gay marriage. It may even be a 6-3 vote.
It will be a welcome if delayed development.


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THOUSANDS CELEBRATE TOP COURT GAY MARRIAGE RULINGS – updated with video

DECISIONs WILL HAVE MAJOR IMPACT
It is a time of great happiness and joy throughout the land. A grievous wrong has finally been righted with Wednesday’s supreme Court decisions On gay marriage.
Read about the party in West Hollywood, and check out the pictures here.
VIDEO COMING TO THE BLOG stay tuned to this channel.


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How the Supreme Court may rule on gay marriage

If Las Vegas bookies were taking bets, the smart money would wager that, on the two gay marriage cases before it, the U.S. Supreme Court will punt on Hollingsworth vs. Perry (the Proposition 8 case), leaving the decision of the Ninth Circuit in place and restoring same sex marriage rights in California. And, it will strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
It will do so by denying “standing” to the plaintiffs in Holligsworth, and declaring DOMA unconstitutional in a 5-4 decision, with Justice Kennedy concurring separately.
Decisions in both cases are expected in June.


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