A Statement concerning the Supreme Court decision on Same-sex Marriage

On June 26, 2015 the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision declaring the right of same-sex couples to possess the same marital classification as that of a heterosexual solemn union.

Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote for the majority, saying, “No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were.” Justice Kennedy’s statement was accompanied by a sweeping alteration of the very foundation of this admittedly profound union.

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