The extension of marriage to same sex couples is an important policy concern in a number of jurisdictions across the world. This is not necessarily framed as a religious rights issue, at least in the constitutional discourse. In US v Windsor,2 for instance, the US Supreme Court managed to discuss the constitutional position of same sex marriage without any consideration of religion; the High Court of Australia has managed much the same in Commonwealth of Australia v The Australian Capital Terrority.3 In this chapter, however, rather than seeking to engage with marriage as part of the canon of family law (Hasday 2004), I will be putting same sex marriage very much in a religious frame, that is, as an issue which raises religious interests.
Edge, Peter W.
Faculty of Humanities and Social SciencesFaculty of Humanities and Social Sciences\School of Law
Year of publication: 2015Date of RADAR deposit: 2018-12-07
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