GOP Hopefuls Must Have Plan to Avoid Another Roberts/Kennedy

06-26-15

Following yesterday's disappointing Supreme Court decision in King v. Burwell, CFJ President Curt Levey told Reuters that "pressure will now fall on Republican presidential hopefuls to spell out in detail their views on court appointments." After today's Obergefell decision discovering a constitutional right to gay marriage, the pressure will be even stronger. Here is Mr. Levey's statement on what the GOP contenders must do:

On Gay Marriage, Americans Deserve Same Choice as Irish

05-24-15

Gay marriage advocates throughout the United States are celebrating the results of the Irish national referendum in which more than 60% of voters approved the legalization of same-sex marriage. At the same time, these advocates are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to create a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, a decision which would deprive American voters of precisely the same right exercised by Irish voters – the right to democratically determine the definition of marriage. Gay marriage advocates apparently fail to see the contradiction.