TITLE

Credit is due

AUTHOR(S)
Eskridge, William
PUB. DATE
June 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;6/17/96, Vol. 214 Issue 25, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Contends that the Defense of Marriage Act bill will give the U.S. Congress the power to derogate the full faith and credit clause of the Constitution. Explication on the full faith and credit clause of the Constitution; Discussion on the constitutional implications of refusal by other states to recognize same-sex marriage that other states might declare legal or constitutional; Ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court on gay couples in the case of Romer v. Evans; Opposition to the notion that the clause provide U.S. Congress to take away the constitutional right to marriage; Intention of the Framers of the U.S. Constitution in giving U.S. Congress the role of prescribing the manner in which the clause shall be implemented.
ACCESSION #
9606047767

 

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