S.C. lawyers, activists react to justices’ gay-marriage questions

– THE ROCK HILL HERALD, APRIL 28 2015, FEAT. PROF. DEREK BLACK:

Following Tuesday’s historic arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage issues, local observers reacted quickly.

“We stand on family and federalism,” said Oran Smith, president and CEO of Palmetto Family Council, a prominent South Carolina advocacy group for traditional opposite-sex marriage, biblical principles and states’ rights to decide marriage laws for themselves.

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