Francis Di Domizio wrote:My guess is if that case comes up (and I hope it does sooner rather then later, because fuck the political bullshit, this is peoples lives)
Oh, nothing wrong with a long engagement. They can celebrate their nuptials and Hilary's election together, and probably only have to wait an extra year to do so. Then they'll have a supreme court that guarantees a lot of their rights, from health care to voting. Worth the wait, Adam & Steve.
Francis Di Domizio wrote:the court will rule that each states must recognize the legal mariage contracts of other states. In otherwords it will be be agnostic as far as state's rights.
This scenario is not agnostic on state's rights. It forces states to recognize gay marriage against their wishes; and as a practical matter is barely different from forcing conservative states to actually marry couples.