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Same-sex marriage and the Constitution

by Evan Gerstmann

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Same-sex marriage -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Constitutional law -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-218) and index

    StatementEvan Gerstmann
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF539 .G47 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 222 p. ;
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17093761M
    ISBN 100521811007, 0521009529
    LC Control Number2002041537

    The book also explains why the Supreme Court declined to rule that a ban on same-sex marriage was irrational or hateful or that the ban was an indirect form of gender discrimination. Instead, the Court ruled that there is a fundamental constitutional right to marry that covers same-sex : $ But if the justices hold that there is no constitutional right to same-sex marriage, this also imposes an answer of a sort. It would reflect the Supreme Court's considered judgment that in the eyes of the Constitution, same-sex relationships may be treated as morally different from (and inferior to) heterosexual relationships.

    Buy Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution 2 by Evan Gerstmann (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Gay Marriage, Same Sex Marriage, and the Constitution There is no right to marriage -- gay marriage, same sex marriage, heterosexual marriage -- guaranteed in the Constitution. In fact, marriage is not mentioned in the Constitution at all, which means the federal government has no role in marriage as a construct.

      The Downside of a State Constitutional Challenge: The Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Is In a Statutory Initiative The twist is that one of the key California statutes under attack - that defines marriage as between a man and a woman - took the form of . The Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA), also referred to by proponents as the Marriage Protection Amendment, was a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would legally define marriage as a union of one man and one woman. The FMA would also prevent judicial extension of marriage rights to same-sex or other unmarried homosexual couples. An amendment to the U.S. Constitution.


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The book also explains why the Supreme Court declined to rule that a ban on same-sex marriage was irrational or hateful or that the ban was an indirect form of gender discrimination.

Instead, the Court ruled that there is a fundamental constitutional right to marry that covers same-sex couples/5(3). Legally Wed: Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution (Ithica, NY: Cornell UP, ) pages (ISBN: ; hardcover) (ISBN: ; paperback) (Library of Congress call number: KFS77 ) An examination of all the legal and constitutional implications of attempting to prevent same-sex couples from having legally-recognized by: "In Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution, Evan Gerstmann once again applies his considerable analytical scalpel to an issue of constitutional and moral importance.

Showing due regard for competing normative and legal arguments, Gerstmann exposes the weaknesses in existing positions on both sides of the debate/5(3). Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution. Does the Constitution protect the right to same-sex marriage. Taking a careful look at the issue, Evan Gerstmann looks at the legal debate, and asks whether, in a democratic society, /5.

In the Supreme Court made history by ruling that the constitution protects the right of same-sex couples to get married. The third edition of perhaps the most influential book on the subject explains the Court's reasoning Author: Evan Gerstmann.

Following the widely reviewed success of the first edition, the updated and expanded second edition of Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution argues that there is a long-standing constitutional protection of the right to marry that applies to same-sex by: Same sex marriage and the Constitution.

In this provocative legal study, Gertsmann drills deep into the gay marriage debate, beyond the well-mined rhetoric of"gay rights," to focus on the true.

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The third edition of perhaps the most influential book on the subject explains the Court's reasoning and what the consequences of the decision have : Evan Gerstmann.

This lesson covers the basic constitutional issues and arguments in marriage with an emphasis on same-sex marriage litigation, including Hollingsworth v. Perry, United States v. Windsor, and Obergefell v. Hodges. It is best used as a supplement or review. This lesson has been updated to reflect changes in the law through April Learning.

Summary: There is long-standing constitutional protection of the right to marry that applies to same-sex couples. Evan Gerstmann concludes not only that the Constitution protects same-sex marriage but also that it is the proper role of the courts to enforce this right.

Does the Constitution protect the right to same-sex marriage. Much of the writing on this subject has been highly one-sided. This book takes a Pages: Following the widely reviewed success of the first edition, the updated and expanded second edition of Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution argues that there is a long-standing constitutional protection of the right to marry that applies to same-sex couples.

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This book takes a careful second look at the issue. Not only does it. Mr. Gerstmann talked about his view that the Constitution protects the right of every person to marry a person of his or her choice, regardless of sexual orientation.

This idea was the premise of. He is the author of two books on constitutional law: Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution () and The Constitutional Underclass: Gays, Lesbians, and the Failure of Class-Based Equal Protection (), and has coauthored a third book, Academic Freedom at the Dawn of a New Century: How Terrorism, Governments, and Culture Wars Impact Free /5(10).

Same-sex marriage is a fundamental constitutional right guaranteed under the 14th Amendment, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today, in a decision penned by Justice Anthony Kennedy and opposed by. Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution eBook: Gerstmann, Evan: : Kindle Store.

Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Kindle Store. Go Search Hello Select your address Author: Evan Gerstmann.According to the author, one of the most important issues challenging the Constitution's promise of legal equality is same-sex marriage.""Marriage was one of .The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), signed into law on Septem ,¹ is designed to do two things: (1) prevent states from being forced by the Full Faith and Credit Clause to recognize same-sex marriages validly celebrated in other states, and (2) define marriages for federal purposes as the union of one man and one woman.