South Carolina Supreme Court Finds Some Gays Are Protected from Domestic Violence

The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled on July 26 in Doe v. State, 2017 S.C. LEXIS 113, that the 14th Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause requires the state to provide the same protection against domestic violence to same-sex couples as it provides to different-sex couples.  But a majority of the court sought to achieve this at the expense of the plaintiff in the case, who would not be protected by the court’s decision to … <Read More>