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CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF BOSTON made the announcement on March 10: It was getting out of the adoption business. That same year, partly in response to growing pressure for gay marriage and adoption both here and in Europe, a Vatican statement made clear that placing children with same-sex couples violates Catholic teaching. The majority ruled that only animus against gay people could explain why anyone would want to treat opposite-sex and same-sex couples differently.
The Becket Fund is widely recognized as one of the best religious liberty law firms and the only one that defends the religious liberty of all faith groups, "from Anglicans to Zoroastrians," as its founder Kevin J.But because marriage affects just about every area of the law, gay marriage is going to create a point of conflict at every point around the perimeter." For scholars, these will be interesting times: Want to know exactly where the borders of church and state are located? The flood of litigation surrounding each point of contact will map out the territory.For religious liberty lawyers, there are boom times ahead.As one Becket Fund donor told Picarello ruefully, "At least you know you're not in the buggy whip business." Picarello is a Harvard-trained litigator experienced in religious liberty issues.But predicting the legal consequences of as big a change as gay marriage is a job for more than one mind.
When religious-right leaders prophesy negative consequences from gay marriage, they are often seen as overwrought.