Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Some State Legislators Plan Strategies To Counter Any SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling

Religion News Service reported yesterday that as the Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage nears, legislation has been introduced in several states to block the effect of a ruling in favor of marriage equality. For example, a Texas bill would prohibit the use of public funds to license or recognize same-sex marriages.  A proposed Louisiana law would permit employers to deny same-sex spouses marriage benefits and would give state contractors the right to refuse to hire gays and lesbians who marry.