Posts Tagged: Supreme Court

Anthony Kennedy Struggled With Marriage Equality Decision

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Former Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy said his decision to rule in favor of marriage equality even surprised himself. So what prompted his decision? Children. In an interview with Bloomberg, Kennedy said he struggled with the issue before deciding to rule in favor of allowing same-sex couples to legally wed nationwide. In the end, Kennedy […]

Bermuda’s Top Court Invalidates Marriage Equality Repeal

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Bermuda’s top court ruled a law that rescinded marriage rights for same-sex couples in the British island territory is unconstitutional. The Domestic Partnership Act — which allows same-sex couples to enter into domestic partnerships as opposed to get married — took effect on June 1. Bermuda Supreme Court Chief Justice Ian R. C. Kawaley five […]

Bermuda’s Marriage Equality Repeal Blocked by the Supreme Court

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Gay people can marry again in Bermuda after Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that the Domestic Partnership Act, the law passed earlier this year which repealed the same-sex marriage law, is unconstitutional. The Royal Gazette reports: “Chief Justice Ian Kawaley, delivering his judgment before a packed courtroom, said the sections of the Act which revoked […]

US Supreme Court Cases Could Expand Title VII Protections to Queer Americans

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A series of court cases winding their way toward the U.S. Supreme Court offer the prospect of fundamentally expanding the federal Civil Rights Act to provide definitive statutory inclusion for LGBT Americans. This development portends a clarification that federal protections on the basis of “sex” are to be interpreted as encompassing “sexual orientation” and “gender […]