Legality of Same-Sex Relationships and Marriage in US in Danger

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President Joe Biden said the Supreme Court decision on abortion has set the US on an “extreme and dangerous path”

Fears are growing in the United States for the legal status of same-sex relationships and marriage following the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe V. Wade which ended the right for all American women to legally access abortion.

Abortion law now becomes a decision for each of the nation’s 50 states to consider.

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President Joe Biden slammed the landmark ruling saying, “Roe recognised the fundamental right to privacy that has served as a basis for so many more rights that we’ve come to take for granted, that are ingrained in the fabric of this country.”

Justice Clarence Thomas argued in a concurring opinion released on Friday that the Supreme Court “should reconsider” Griswold v. Connecticut (protecting birth control), Lawrence v. Texas (protecting same-sex relationships), and Obergefell v. Hodges (allowing same-sex marriage) in a concurring opinion.

President Biden said Thomas’ concurring opinion represented, “an extreme and dangerous path the court is now taking us on.”

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