Federal Judge: Preserve Traditional Marriage to Stop Polygamy and Incest
Federal Judge, Perez-Gimenez has upheld the ban on gay marriage in Puerto Rico.
LA Times is reporting;
U.S. District Judge Juan M. Pérez-Giménez said in his decision that by dismissing an appeal in Baker vs. Nelson, a 1971 case in which two men sought to marry in Minnesota, the Supreme Court bound all lower courts to assume bans on same-sex marriage do not violate the Constitution.
Pérez-Giménez went on to say that legalizing same-sex marriage would open the door to challenges that could legalize polygamous and incestuous marriages. "Ultimately," he wrote, "the very survival of the political order depends upon the procreative potential embodied in traditional marriage."
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