The Guardian. Retrieved November 4, But according to one dissenting justice, the decision instead represents a threat to another group of citizens. More generally, Roberts stated that marriage, which he proposed had always had a "universal definition" as "the union of a man and a woman", arose to ensure successful childrearing. Ohio Dec. August 11, Canada U.
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Beshearwith the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentuckybut a change of venue was ordered for convenience, with the intent formally to consolidate the case with Bourke. Prior to ObergefellGuam already issued marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Hogan United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v.
No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family.