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Response to MineralMan (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 02:45 PM

6. I think you're right about this.

The full-faith-and-credit clause takes priority over states' rights, even though marriage is one of those issues "reserved to the states." When marriage between heterosexuals, including common-law marriage, is fully recognized regardless of the state in which the parties marry, it gets harder and harder to push equal marriage out from under the Constitutional umbrella.l

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