The decision didn’t block same-sex spousal benefits but said the U. He said he hopes the case will eventually help push the U. Supreme Court to someday overturn its gay marriage ruling.“Courts can change their mind,” Woodfill said.“From time immemorial, family law has been left to the states.”Conservative activists will argue to the trial court that the decision to offer same-sex benefits was an overreach by the Houston mayor’s office that violated state law, and that benefits shouldn’t be supported by taxpayers who would consider it a violation of sincerely held religious beliefs, Woodfill said.Vera told police that she met the boy during summer school in 2015.She said she initially resisted the boy’s advances until sometime last fall, when she agreed to hang out with her student.
Mural by Tim Kerr at the corner of Red River and 9th Streets called “There’s More to ‘Texas Music.'” " data-medium-file="https://lintvkxan.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/mural.jpg?Social conservatives hope the case will help them chip away at the U. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling legalizing gay marriage.Gay rights groups denounced the ruling as an “absurd distortion” of established law regarding marriage equality.“Marriage is marriage and equal is equal. Supreme Court “did not hold that states must provide the same publicly funded benefits to all married persons,” the Texas Supreme Court wrote in its opinion. Supreme Court didn’t declare spousal benefits a fundamental right of marriage, and that it should be up to states to decide.Our fun and lighthearted approach means you meet local singles who date, booty call, and love being single all at the same time.With thousands of members joining daily, Online Booty Call is the number one casual dating site for single men and single women.Prosecutors say Vera and the teen had sex almost every day for nine months.