Thursday, July 06, 2006

New York's highest court rejects same-sex marriage claims

Here is the opinion from the Court of Appeals in New York, which came down against the marriage applicants, despite many predictions to the contrary in yesterday's press.

Such rulings should work against constitutional amendments such as that on the Virginia ballot in the fall, which was targeted at what legislators perceive as the rogue courts in Massachusetts and elsewhere. The appeals court in Massachusetts reached the opposite conclusion in the Goodridge case in 2003.

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