Rights For Homosexual Couples!

Featuring Obergefell v. Hodges and Lawrence v. Texas

Obergefell v. Hodges

  1. Makes states recognize married homosexuals
  2. Makes homosexual marriage legal nationally
  3. Justified by the 14th Amendment

Chief Justices on the Cases

Rhenquist

Chief Justice at the time of the case Lawrence v. Texas. Political Affiliation- Republican

Roberts

Chief Justice at the time of the case Obergerfell v. Hodges, currently is still holding the chair. Political Affiliations- Republican

Lawrence v. Texas

  1. Arrest for intimacy with same sex
  2. 14th Amendment protects right of "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness
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