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Justice Thomas says Supreme Court should now consider overturning gay marriages after overturning Roe v. Wade

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Supreme Courtroom Justice Clarence Thomas has argued that the Supreme Courtroom “ought to rethink” legal guidelines defending homosexual marriage and contraception after Roe v. Wade was overturned.

 

Following Friday’s landmark determination that revoked Individuals’ constitutional rights to abortion, Thomas referred to as on his fellow Judges to overturn earlier rulings that adopted comparable authorized precedent, comparable to rights to contraception entry, same-sex relationships and same-sex marriage.

 

The 74-year-old justice, an appointee of President George H.W. Bush,  argued that because the Structure’s Due Course of Clause was discovered to not safe a proper to an abortion in Friday’s ruling, the court docket ought to apply that very same logic to different landmark instances. 

 

He cited three specifically – together with 1965’s Griswold v. Connecticut, which allowed for married {couples} to purchase and use contraception, and 2015’s Obergefell v. Hodges, which allowed same-sex {couples} to legally marry. 

 

“In future instances, we must always rethink all of this Courtroom’s substantive due course of precedents, together with Griswold, Lawrence, and Obergefell,” he wrote.

 

Justice Thomas says Supreme Court should now consider overturning gay marriages after overturning Roe v. Wade

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