Tuesday, April 28, 2015

SCOTUS: Swing Vote Justice Kennedy Sends Mixed Messages On Marriage Equality

Reuters correspondent David Ingram reports from the live oral arguments for same-sex marriage at the Supreme Court.

Assumed "swing-vote" Justice Kennedy mentioned the idea that marriage has been the same for "millenia:"

Later, Kennedy offered a couple of encouraging signs as he noted that a principal purpose of marriage was to afford dignity, which is denied to same-sex couples. He also said the fact that same-sex couples raise children hurt state's arguments against marriage equality. Via SCOTUSblog:

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