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Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage becomes permanent tomorrow

Nick Duffy July 20, 2015
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From tomorrow, the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage in the US becomes permanent – as the window to overturn it expires.

The highest court in the US ruled last month in Obergefell vs Hodges that equal marriage is a constitutional right, and that all 50 states must both recognise and perform same-sex marriages.

Desperate anti-gay activists have called for the ruling to be thrown out and the case to be re-heard, because two liberal justices on the court had already performed gay weddings.

However, from tomorrow even that course of action will be closed to them – as the 25-day window in which a Supreme Court ruling can be challenged expires.

This means that the ruling is permanent – and there is almost nothing opponents can do to change it, short of radically amending the Constitution.

Pastor James David Manning of the ATLAH Worldwide Missionary Church in New York recently explained his ‘theory’ for why the five pro-gay justices voted in favour of equality.

He claimed: “The devil himself has written this opinion, and has gotten into the lives of people.

“I suspect that Kennedy and many of those who are on the Supreme Court have had sodomite relations themselves.

“I suspect that many of these justices are having things done where they have got to support this sodomy, they’ve got to say it or otherwise they get exposed.”

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