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Title

Decoding the Constitutional Challenges to Traditional Marriage

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2013

Abstract

In a new Heritage Legal Memorandum, John Eastman notes that in Loving v. Virginia (a challenge to the state’s law criminalizing the marriage of interracial couples), the Supreme Court upheld the freedom to marry as “a fundamental freedom that could not be denied on so unsupportable a basis as a racial classification.”

Comments

This article was originally published in Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups, volume 14, issue 1, in 2013.

Copyright

The Federalist Society