They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. Thirteen gay couples are filing Japan's first lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the country's rejection of same-sex marriage. Retrieved January 9, What Would You Do?
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Hundreds of companies reacted positively to the Supreme Court decision by temporarily modifying their company logos on social media to include rainbows or other messages of support for the legalization of same-sex marriage. Lawson Edwards v. Maine Community Health Options v.
Roberts accepted substantive due process , by which fundamental rights are protected through the Due Process Clause , but warned it has been misused over time to expand perceived fundamental rights, particularly in Dred Scott v.
Haslam Tennessee —and agreed to review the case. Speaking at the White House , President Obama praised the Supreme Court's ruling, saying it arrived "like a thunderbolt" after a series of back-and-forth battles over same-sex marriage.