Groups opposing the same sex marriage decision say legal battles are ahead

The Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is the law of the land, but some don't like it.

"Today's ruling is historically tragic for a number of reasons. First and foremost you have five unelected justices telling the State of Arizona that 1.2 million stood up and said, marriage is between a man and a woman, the court has told those voters your voice doesn't matter, your vote doesn't count, and we know better than you," said Aaron Baer, with the Center for Arizona Policy.

There are people of faith who believe that what the Supreme Court did was wrong, and the fight against same-sex marriage is just beginning, but what does that mean?

It means the scene of the battle will shift to the legislature at the Arizona State Capitol, where attempts will be made to carve out exceptions to the Supreme Court's ruling in the name of religious liberty.

A lot of questions will come up, for example:

"Does a Christian University have to compromise their beliefs on marriage or other organizations have to compromise their beliefs on marriage?

"Would a Christian University have to provide the same housing to a married gay student, as a married straight student?"

Baer says that could be one of many issues.

"There is a lot that can be done going forward. 40 years ago the Supreme Court thought they had the final word on abortion, and we're still hotly debating that issue today," said Baer.

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey issued the following statement: "Today's decision by the Supreme Court is an impactful one. There are people of good will and good faith on both sides of this debate, and my hope is that all Arizonans will engage constructively as we comply with the requirements of the law based on this ruling." 
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