By all accounts, has been a watershed year for gay rights in America. In June, the Supreme Court affirmed a Constitutional right to marriage in a landmark decision. But though the arc of the moral universe famously bends toward justice Dr. And as of this week, it seems that we are now entering a period, both politically and possibly socially, in which the good news for gay rights will likely be undermined and undone in a million ways large and small. People have been worrying about a great gay rights backlash on-and-off for the past few years, of course.
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Does this mean that the women over childbearing age, or infertile or elderly people should not be allowed to marry? Research shows that children adopted by gay parents thrive as well as other children. After all, terrible, selfish opposite-sex couples are not precluded from getting married and having children. And good childrearing comes in many varieties.
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Gay rights emerged as an incendiary issue at the meeting of the U. Commission on Population and Development, where country delegates are reviewing progress made since the adoption of a breakthrough action plan at the U. Population Fund, said in an interview with The Associated Press. At the Cairo conference, countries recognized for the first time that women have the right to control their reproductive and sexual health and to choose whether to become pregnant.
The Supreme Court is set to hear a case concerning the rights of gay and lesbian Americans on Wednesday morning in a dispute that advocates are warning could pierce holes in the nation's anti-discrimination laws. Arguments, which will take place just a day after the presidential election , will mark the first major fight to come before Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who was sworn in a week ago. Religious rights activists are pushing for the court to use the case, Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, to overturn a year-old precedent that has for decades mediated the balance between freedom of conscience and the rights of minority groups.