Lecture 3 Quiz

1. State judges have used state Equal Rights Amendments to mandate same-sex marriage.

2. The U.S. Constitution has provisions dealing with marriage.

3. In Romer v. Evans (1996), the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a referendum passed by a majority of voters in Colorado.

4. "DOMA" is a state law that establishes same-sex marriage.

Alexis de Tocqueville wrote that "There is certainly no country in the world where the tie of marriage is more respected than in America ...."

6. There is only one state that allows same-sex marriage in 2008.

7. The federal Equal Rights Amendment became part of the Constitution after a ten-year battle.