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Justices Hint at Fears of Acting Too Quickly on Gay Marriage

posted on March 26, 2013

As the Supreme Court began the first of two hearings on same-sex marriage cases, “several justices seemed to have developed a case of buyer’s remorse about the case before them,” write Adam Liptak and Scott Shane of The New York Times. “Some wondered aloud if the court had moved too fast to address whether gay and lesbian couples have a constitutional right to marry.” One of these voices of concern was Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., who commented, “You want us to step in and assess the effects of this institution, which is newer than cellphones and/or the Internet?”



Read at The New York Times