Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch

Schnapper-Casteras: Let Loving Lead the Way

“Four states recently filed briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that the Constitution allows them to ban same-sex marriage. In grappling with this important issue, the court should be guided by how it previously decided the question of whether states could ban interracial marriage. In Loving v. Virginia, the justices unanimously agreed that such bans violated the essential freedom to marry; that principle should govern the outcome here too.”

Read J.P. Schnapper’s full op-ed here.