Robert George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, argues that the equal protection and due process amendment was a Civil War-era provision that has little to do with same-sex marriage. He, too, said he was confused as to how an amendment requiring states to treat slaves as full citizens could be interpreted as it was by Shelby. Board of Education, which desegregated schools in the South, and Loving v. Random acts of kindness aim to lift women. As a result, the attorney general's office is filing a written motion to stay, which the judge has said he will resolve on an expedited basis," the statement read. In this file photo, people attend a Provo rally in support of Amendment 3. During arguments before the court earlier this month, state attorneys defending Utah's definition of marriage said the case doesn't turn on who is right and who is wrong about what marriage should be, but on who should decide.
Emiley Morgan Emiley is a legal affairs reporter for the Deseret News.
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Shelby's ruling came the day after the New Mexico Supreme Court determined that the state was constitutionally required to allow same-sex couples to marry and receive the same privileges afforded by civil marriage under law. Sbeity said Friday that the news was "very exciting" for him and Kitchen. And then, "a couple of weeks later, he has a page opinion already prepared. Sbeity said he believes leaving the decision on gay marriage to individual states is not fair because it denies rights "to people who love each other based on gender and sex. He said he believes the public's opinion of same-sex marriage has changed and progressed in recent years.
As a result, the attorney general's office is filing a written motion to stay, which the judge has said he will resolve on an expedited basis," the statement read. That's really an overreach," Duncan said. Utah 17 hours ago 'I can't take my kids out into the snow': District Judge Robert Shelby "a stay of his decision prohibiting Utah's definition of marriage as between a man and a woman. In this file photo, people attend a Provo rally in support of Amendment 3. Supreme Court civil rights cases Brown v. Utah 15 hours ago Utah lawmaker pulls back proposed constitutional amendment to create appointed State School Board.