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Samuel A. Alito

Same-sex marriage ruling a dire threat to religious groups

Same-sex marriage ruling a dire threat to religious groups

The world isn't coming to an end now that same-sex marriage is legal in all states. But the way that the U.S. Supreme Court forced this historic change on everyone is a clear, present and grave danger. In Obergefell v. Hodges, the court unnecessarily interrupted the formation of a national consensus approving gay marriage and set the stage for unremitting, costly and fruitless battles over how the high court's dictum should be applied. It's reminiscent of how Americans were forging a middle ground on abortion on demand in their state legislatures decades ago — until the high-handed high court stepped in with unchallengeable, autocratic and poorly argued decisions...

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