Chuck Smith, executive director of Equality Supreme court same sex marriage in Plano, called out public officials on their reaction towards the Supreme Court ruling. The group said county clerks should wait for guidance from Attorney General Ken Paxton before issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and alleged that altering application forms is a criminal offense.
He then leaves for Charleston, South Carolina, where he will deliver a eulogy at the funeral for Rev. Justice Anthony M. Phariss and his partner, Victor Holmes, sued Texas in over a statewide gay marriage ban. We can manage this. Marriage is a union in which two loving people commit to affirm, love and uphold one another, in any and all conditions.
Supreme Court legalized gay marriage two years ago in Obergefell vs. Retrieved June 26, The Fourteenth Amendment requires a State to license a marriage between two people of the same sex, and to recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage was lawfully licensed and performed out-of-State.
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Angela Paxton is running for the same seat, which was once held by her husband. Therefore, effective at this morning, we will happily comply. Just got word that Mclennan county and ElPaso county are issuing marriage licenses. Activists are planning a huge party at 5 p. The Supreme Court should stick to their job of interpreting the law based upon the Constitution, rather than interpreting intent.
They have been together for 17 years and were previously married in San Francisco, but were able to marry in Texas today.
Equality under the law is good for everyone. Elizabeth Moseley, 35, waited excitedly with her 5-month-old son Langston in tow, and her partner Gabby Bonar, I would rather be on the wrong side of history than on the wrong side of my faith and my beliefs.
Phariss will face Democrat Brian Chaput in the March primary. The high court's ruling will not take effect immediately because justices are giving the losing side roughly three weeks to ask for reconsideration. Supreme Court issued a historic decision that state-level bans on same-sex marriage run afoul of the U.