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Comparing Same-Sex Marriage Litigation in the United States and Europe

Brian Soucek compares how the U.S. Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights have approached same-sex marriage litigation. He contends that by ignoring some states’ moral objections to such marriages, the Supreme Court has made federalism largely irrelevant. He argues that battles about this topic in Europe show an alternative way that this sort of dialogue could be carried out. Read more here.