Justice Issued on Same Sex Marriage in America – “The Constitution Grants Them That Right”

By: Jalenn Turre, Marketing, Business & Social Media Strategist

On June 26, 2015, at the second year anniversary from the time when Supreme Court of United States ruled DOMA as unconstitutional, the most anticipated ruling about Gay Marriage or Same-Sex Marriage decision by the US Supreme Court have equalized the constitutional rights among all married couples in America, delivered by Justice Anthony Kennedy. #LoveWins

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Friday that it is legal for all Americans, no matter their gender or sexual orientation, to marry the people they love. (source: huffingtonpost)

Here in the Huffington Post office we immediately broke out the pink champagne — and we’re not the only ones partying. (source: huffingtonpost)

“No longer may this liberty be denied,” said Justice Anthony Kennedy. (source: Associated Press)

Justice Anthony Kennedy, seen as a pivotal swing vote in the case, wrote the majority opinion. All four justices who voted against the ruling wrote their own dissenting opinions: Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito. (source: npr.org)

In the majority opinion, Kennedy again pointed to the idea that marriage was such a longstanding part of humanity, but he framed that differently, pointing out that the men and women who wanted the right to get married were only seeking to join this institution. (source: WashingtonPost)

Recently, IRS released that “legal same-sex marriages are recognized federally“.

What this means to international organizations that employ married members of the LGBT community?

“Adjusting all guidelines, policies and begin extending the benefits due to american married couples;  must be dealt with at the earliest to accommodate this most recent constitutional rights of same-sex couples”, said Juntee Terrenal, GMS, Founder of ReloNavigatorSM & Chair of IBBAsSM

ACLU will participate at the Bellingham’s Pride Parade 2015:

Mark your calendar for Sunday, July 12, 2015 to participate in the 2015 Bellingham Pride. Find your way to Cornwall Street and participate in the parade either as a cheerer/supporter or march with everyone in the parade.  It will end at Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Avenue.

The actual Pride 2015 Festival begins Noon, on Saturday, July 11 with Family picnic at Bloedel Donovan Park, 2214 Electric Ave, Bellingham, Washington

For social media conversations tweet us: @IntlBusinesses, @ReloNavigator; or wanted to learn more about ReloNavigator’s professional services, please call +1 (360) 312-4300 or send your inquiries via email to: info@relonavigator.com.

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2 responses

  1. Love your post!! And, in this loving mode remind you that the PRIDE Parade/Rally in Bellingham is July 12; and I am supporting the ACLU again this year — and hope that you will join us — gathering across from Bellingham High School in the Habitat for Humanity parking lot on Cornwall — !!:00am is the registration and the March will start at Noon! Hope to see you there — lots to catch up on — things are finally moving forward with the Peer Network Initiative — the Conference I went to in Vancouver, WA was very professional the key note speakers were great and it was well worth it…. Happy 4th if I don’t catch up with you before. Linda

    Yours truly, Linda Kehoe, Ed.D. 360-595-8247

    Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:08:11 +0000 To: drlindakehoe@yahoo.com

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    1. Linda, thank you for sharing us your comments #LoveWins! We will make sure to feature the Bellingham Pride Parade/Rally that you mentioned. Our Bellingham-based team will be there for sure. Thanks for the reminder and for sure your comments will be share to JT. Again, thank you and our ReloNavigator and IBBAs teams wish you the best always.

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