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Battles over religious freedom are sure to follow same-sex marriage ruling

Battles over religious freedom are sure to follow same-sex marriage ruling

For some, the Supreme Court's decision declaring that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry put the free exercise of religion in danger. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. was among them. "Hard questions arise when people of faith exercise religion in ways that may be seen to conflict with the new right to same-sex marriage — when, for example, a religious college provides married student housing only to opposite-sex couples, or a religious adoption agency declines to place children with same-sex married couples," Roberts wrote in a dissent joined by three other justices. He also perceived a threat to tax exemptions for religious schools and colleges...

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