Same-Sex Marriage In The Case Of Obergefell V. Hodges

Same-sex marriage is an important issue that have been a central point in modern society. Certainly, the importance of this issues should be decided on the foundation of civil freedom and civil rights. The recognition of the legitimate rights of same-sex married couples should be acknowledged and protected under the law. Thus, rejecting same-sex couples, the legal rights to get married is the despicable indecency denying human rights to lively freely. “Gay marriage is really a matter of respect and human rights Across the world, gays are subjected to violence simply because they are gay, and the United Nations Human Rights Council has recently condemned this violence. But it is not just violence that violates the human rights of gays; a similar …show more content…
One of these evident and most significant same-sex marriage cases is Obergefell v. Hodges. On June 26, 2015, the triumph of the Obergefell v. Hodges finally recognized same-sex couples the right to legally marry in the all 50 states. In the long era battle of the gay movement, this is defiantly one of the dynamic victory for the gay community. The case of Obergefell v. Hodges was brought to the United States Supreme Court, in which states refusal to legally recognize same-sex marriage. In fact, the United States Court claims the state’s bans on same-sex marriage and refusal to recognize marriage performed in other states did not violate the couples’ Fourteenth Amendment rights to Equal protection and Due process. (Oyez) Therefore, violated equal rights, and violations of Equal Protection Clause and Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. As the plaintiffs Obergefell, sued the State of Ohio for not acknowledging his marriage to his partner Arthur, who passed away due to ALS. Ultimately, the decision of the outcome of the case was 5-4 decision, resulting in favor of the plaintiffs that the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples by the Fourteenth Amendment. Thus, the United States Courts accepted the recognition of same-sex

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