• October 1, 2023

This Judge Just Turned The Marriage Debate Upside Down By Saying THIS

Here’s one of the resounding reverberations many analysts predicted would be likely felt in the judicial system as well as in the American culture of traditional family values after the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on gay marriage. A judge in Tennessee has just issued a finding that, because the high court has re-written the rules defining what marriage is in the United States, he believes the judiciary must now wait for the justices to define what marriage is not.

In other words, says this judge in Chattanooga, the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision has thrown the definition of divorce into a state of legal confusion.

According to an article on thechattanoogan.com, Chancellor Jeffrey Atherton declared that the high court’s landmark ruling had “preempted state courts from addressing marriage/divorce litigation altogether.”

In a 16-page opinion issued in a divorce action brought by a Tennessee wife against her husband, the judge wrote: “With the U. S. Supreme Court having defined what must be recognized as a marriage, it would appear that Tennessee’s judiciary must now await the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court as to what is not a marriage, or better stated, when a marriage is no longer a marriage.”

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