Texas Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Gay Marriage Legal Benefits Are Limited

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The Texas Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the issue of same sex marriage benefits — not so fast. They ultimately held that the 2015 opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court did not address the right to tax, insurance, or other benefits, only the so-called right to marry. This is a big setback for the same-sex marriage advocates. We’re going to be talking about it on Faith and Freedom.

Mat Staver: The issue here is these benefits. The so-called same-sex marriage benefits was at the Texas Supreme Court, the highest court of Texas, and you had a unanimous decision that said “No…that issue of benefits, the right to tax and other benefits regarding marriage…that was not addressed at the United States Supreme Court. That still is an open issue to be litigated. So that continues in the lower courts and certainly within the Texas legislature. So this is a major blow to the same-sex marriage agenda that just simply assumes that the Supreme Court Covers all of these areas. And frankly, the Supreme Court decision is fairly limited…


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