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Supreme Court
Updated: 9/29/2020
Supreme Court
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  • By Anwar Allums
  • The Impact of the Obergefell v. Hodges Supreme Court Case
  • I love you!
  • Justice Anthony M. Kennedy delivered the verdict of 5-4. The Court said that the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment guarantees the right to marry. This analysis applies to same-sex couples in the same manner as it does to opposite-sex couples.
  • I'm sad we can't get married
  • We could sue the state if we get people together.
  • You know you could sue the states if you got people together, right?"
  • Some same-sex couples sued Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee to show the constitutionality of those states' bans on same-sex marriage that occurred in jurisdictions that provided for such marriages.
  • The plaintiffs argued that the states' violated the Equal Protection Clause and Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
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