Pennsylvania Ends Same-Sex Marriage Ban
by Brig Bagley
21 May 2014
"The issue we resolve today is a divisive one. Some of our citizens are made deeply uncomfortable by the notion of same-sex marriage. However, that same-sex marriage causes discomfort in some does not make its prohibition constitutional. Nor can past tradition trump the bedrock constitutional guarantees," Judge Jones wrote. "In the 60 years since Brown was decided, 'separate' has thankfully faded into history, and only 'equal' remains.... Similarly, in future generations the label same-sex marriage will be abandoned, to be replaced simply by marriage. We are a better people than what these laws represent, and it is time to discard them into the ash heap of history."
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