Suzanne Ross Only the wealthiest Americans, through Super PAC funding and private corporation contributions have influence over the electoral state. The unexpected decision by the justices, announced without further explanation, immediately affects five states in which federal appeals courts had struck down bans against gay marriage: Virginia, Indiana, Wisconsin, Oklahoma and Utah.
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She noted that under Florida Supreme Court precedent she needed to apply rational basis review to laws discriminating against homosexuality, but suggested the Florida Supreme Court revisit the question of the appropriate level of scrutiny on appeal. December 23, Download as PDF Printable version. Reyes advised county clerks to make necessary changes to forms and procedures to accommodate same-sex couples.
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