Applying United States v. Windsor: Same-Sex Marriage in Pennsylvania

Craig Steen examines a recent controversy in Pennsylvania surrounding a local official’s issuance of same-sex marriage licenses despite a statewide ban.

The Limits of Conscientious Objection

Professor Michael Dorf explores why conscientious objectors to gay marriage are not given the same deference as other conscientious objectors such as Quakers opposed to serving in the military. He also discusses what level of participation,in an act considered immoral, is required by a conscientious objector for an exemption to be recognized by the law.