June 26: Same-Sex Marriage Becomes Law of the Land

The U.S. Supreme Court’s three Jewish members, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer, and Elena Kagan, joined Sonia Sotomayor and Anthony Kennedy in declaring on this date in 2015, by a 5-4 vote, that outlawing same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Twelve years earlier, also on June 26, the Court said in Lawrence v. Texas that laws […]

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