Richard Snyderthe lead defendant, was then governor of Michigan. Due Process Clause. After learning that their state of residence, Ohiowould not recognize their marriage, they filed a lawsuit, Obergefell v. Cities and counties in the United States offering a domestic partnership registry.
The Independent. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were.
Scalia stated that the Court's decision effectively robs the people of "the freedom to govern themselves", noting that a rigorous debate on same-sex marriage had been taking place and that, by deciding the issue nationwide, the democratic process had been unduly halted.
Beshear filed their petition for a writ of certiorari with the Court on November Wymyslo ". Retrieved June 26, Those cases came from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. The Court listed four distinct reasons why the fundamental right to marry applies to same-sex couples, citing United States v.
SnyderObergefell v. Despite his past views, and his dissent in WindsorRoberts made comments during oral argument suggesting that the bans in question may constitute sex discrimination. June 26, citation omitted. Navarette Owen v.
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