History and tradition guide and discipline the inquiry but do not set its outer boundaries. When new insight reveals discord between the Constitution’s central protections and a received legal stricture, a claim to liberty must be addressed. Read more.
A national survey was conducted on behalf of Project Right Side and American Unity Fund to provide insight before the upcoming Supreme Court decision. Read more.
Two right-leaning groups—American Unity Fund and Project Right Side—are releasing a poll that they say shows that most voters support gay marriage, and a higher proportion of Republicans support gay marriage than measured before. Read more.
"Although amici hold a broad spectrum of socially and politically conservative, moderate, and libertarian views, amici share the view that laws that bar same-sex couples from the institution of civil marriage, with all its attendant profoundly important rights and responsibilities, are inconsistent with the United States Constitution’s dual promises of equal protection and due process." Read more.
Boston - The state’s Republican establishment is throwing its support behind a US Supreme Court fight against bans on same-sex marriage, led by Governor Charlie Baker, the nation’s only sitting governor to sign on to the GOP brief. Read more.
Signers include former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Sens. Susan Collins and Mark Kirk and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. More than 300 veteran Republican lawmakers, operatives and consultants have filed a friend of the court brief at the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage late Thursday. Read more.