Chicago partner Sarah Bassler Millar was quoted in a Business Insurance article, titled “Supreme Court could give definitive ruling on states' rights to ban gay marriage.”
The article discussed how a definitive ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on states' rights to ban gay marriage could come as early as June 2015, experts say, bringing welcome relief for employers and their benefits management staffs.
Earlier this month, Kentucky and Ohio joined a growing list of states urging the Supreme Court to hear arguments on constitutional challenges to state-level laws denying marriage rights and benefits to gay and lesbian couples.
“The main thing that we're hearing from employers is that they want a definitive decision on this,” said Sarah. “They want this issue resolved as a whole so that they can avoid the additional complexities of having distinctions between same-sex and opposite-sex spouses,” she said.
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