Retrieved September 5, Retrieved 10 October In MayMoore was charged with ethics violations by the state Judicial Inquiry Commission for the ruling,  subsequently being suspended from the bench for the remainder of his term on September 30 of that year. Hardwick challenged the law as a violation of privacy and his fundamental rights under the Fourteenth Amendment. Evans in Win for LGBT Rights InColorado residents voted for a state constitutional amendment that prevented any laws from including sexual orientation as a protected class in anti-discrimination laws. It made its way to the Supreme Courtwhere the proposition was overturned on a ruling, allowing same-sex couples to get married in California.
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Perhaps more importantly because these laws were rarely enforced the decision granted legal legitimacy to same-sex couples and provided guidance for lower courts grappling with these issues. Civil rights attorneys saw their arrest as the perfect opportunity to challenge the antiquated Texas sodomy law. It laid the constitutional foundations for why laws that are rooted in animus were constitutionally suspect, which the Court would later cite as it struck down Section 3 of DOMA. Retrieved July 26, Nelsonwhich the Sixth Circuit had invoked as precedent. Their plea is that they do respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek to find its fulfillment for themselves.