While there, they ran into Elizabeth Rowe and Susan Rutherford. The import of Romer, however, is to elucidate what the Supreme Court considers not to be a rational basis for discrimination against homosexuals. Ironically, it concluded: "Thanks again for coming in and have a nice day.
The district court concluded that Plaintiff's rights had not been violated. We also note that the Supreme Court recently rejected a similar argument in an analogous case. However, the cases cited by the majority simply do not support this proposition.
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The district court did not address Shahar's expressive association claim because of its overlap with her free exercise claim and the court's conclusion that her expressive association claim required no greater constitutional protection than her intimate association claim. As the majority observes, Shahar has never asserted -- and in fact has repeatedly disclaimed --any civil or legal status as married.
The traditional definition of adultery, which dates back to church-based courts in England, is "penetrative sexual contact between a man and a woman not married to each other and one of whom is married to someone else," notes Ms. Petka, F.