Archived from the original on March 4, September 11, Chicago Tribune. Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said that Davis's imprisonment was part of the "criminalization of Christianity",  while conservative Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin compared Davis's refusal to obey the decision of the U.
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BBC News. Domestic partnership expansion  . One case came from Michigan, involving a female couple and their three children. The Court ordered briefing and oral argument on the following questions:. Thompson
And yet gay marriage marches on, scoring its own victories along the way. Kaplan described Davis as "the clearest example of someone who wants to use a religious liberty argument to discriminate",  while law professor Eugene Volokh maintained that an employer must try to accommodate religious employees' beliefs.
Retrieved April 6, Since Congress has the option of overriding that vote, the battle over same sex-marriage could end up on the federal stage this year. Daviswas filed, and Davis was ordered by the U. New York, New Jersey, Maine and New Hampshire are among the states where such proposals have gained legislative support in recent months.
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On August 31, , in a one-line order, the Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal, preventing Davis from legally continuing to deny marriage licenses. Los Angeles Times. Kentucky Constitutional Amendment 1 limits marriage to one man and one woman, also prohibits non-marriage same-sex unions.
At the Voters approved constitutional bans on same-sex marriage in 26 states since the Massachusetts law, a landmark, took effect in ; the constitutions of four other states also limit marriage to heterosexuals.