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Federal Judge Worried La. Gay Marriage Could Lead To Incest

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Feldman then wonders what same-sex marriage could possibly lead to:

For example, must the states permit or recognize a marriage between an aunt and niece? Aunt and nephew? Brother/brother? Father and child? May minors marry? Must marriage be limited to only two people? What about a transgender spouse? Is such a union same-gender or male-female? All such unions would undeniably be equally committed to love and caring for one another, just like the plaintiffs.

Feldman was the first federal judge to uphold a state ban on same-sex marriage since the Supreme Court ruled in Windsor v. U.S. that the federal government must offer benefits to gay couples.