The Supreme Court Of The United States

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Many cases have been filed to the Supreme Court of the United States to legalize gay marriage, but the Supreme Court was reluctant to legalize it because it contradicts with most religions, including Christian religion. However, very recently the Supreme Court by 5-4 has legalized the same sex marriage. People also were divided into two groups. The first group were mostly conservative whom see this kind of marriage contradicts with their religious belief, opposed the decision. Second Group has welcomed the decision and consider it a landmark decision throughout the history of the United States. Thereby, people whom were deprived from getting marriage license due to their same sex statue began to go to courts to have their marriage license based on the law of the land of the Supreme Court. In one very complicated instance, the Kentucky Clark, Kimberly Jean Bailey Davis, refused to issue marriage license to four couples. She states that "To issue a marriage license which conflicts with God 's definition of marriage, with my name affixed to the certificate, would violate my conscience," Davis said in a prepared statement Tuesday. "It is not a light issue for me. It is a Heaven or Hell decision. For me it is a decision of obedience. I have no animosity toward anyone and harbor no ill will.
The root of this issue is inherited from two main principles from the United States Constitution. First, according to the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, congress cannot…

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