Archived from the original PDF on But also on global U. Religious Tolerance. Support in Poland and Hungary, which both have constitutional bans on same-sex marriage, is 32 percent and 27 percent, respectively. Ruled unconstitutional in Rolando v. See " Homosexual same-sex marriage in Alaska " Robinson, B. Ultimately, the failure of some states to provide constitutionally guaranteed equal protection under the law meant that the Supreme Court was justified in striking down bans on same-sex marriage.
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Archived from the original on November 8, Just 31 percent of people in China, 30 percent in Malaysia, and 14 percent in Indonesia say same-sex marriage should be legal, according to ILGA. Inseventy-two countries, including some that retain sodomy laws, had protections against employment discrimination [PDF] based on gender identity or sexual orientation.
In a page opinion that was matched in length by dissents by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, Kennedy acknowledged that same-sex marriage is a relatively new concept, but said basic Constitutional notions of freedom mean "same-sex couples may exercise the right to marry.