The decision to bury the authority of the Supreme Court of the United States abortion This re-activated speculation over other social conquests, such as marriage between homosexuals, revived by a plot line from one of the most conservative judges.
With regard to confidentiality “in future proceedings,” “we should review all case law,” Justice Clarence Thomas wrote in a personal brief accompanying the decision.
He cited three sentences: 1965’s “Griswold v. Connecticut”, which establish the right to contraception; “Lawrence v. Texas” of 2003, which declared laws allowing sex between people of the same sex to be unconstitutional; and “Obergefell v. Hodges” from 2015, which defends marriage for all at the United States level.
According to Clarence Thomas, since these jurisprudences are based on the same principle of the Constitution, which protected the right. abortion, the Court has a “duty to correct the error” which they have established. It would then be necessary to analyze whether other clauses of the Constitution “guaranting endless rights” thus “arising,” he explained.
For now it is only the opinion of one of the nine judges who make up the temple of American law.
Intensive remodeling of the Supreme Court headed by Donald Trump, who appointed three new justices while giving a clear majority to conservatives, Democrats, lawyers and unions fear erodes many achievements, including marriages between people of the same sex. up on the bench.
The Court’s three progressive magistrates have distanced themselves from the majority, which, according to them, “endanger other rights to privacy, such as contraception and same-sex marriage.”