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In 1999, Puerto Rico enacted a statute defining marriage as limited to a man and woman, and forbidding recognition of same-sex marriages performed elsewhere. The law was enacted after its sponsors received a petition from religious groups and a prominent evangelist. Much of the support for the law came couched in religious rhetoric. Some supporters of the bill went so far as to quote the Bible for the proposition that gay people are “worthy of death.”
In 2014, several same-sex couples challenged Puerto Rico’s marriage ban.
Opposition to parents' challenge to Maine program that allowed school districts without their own public high schools to pay tuition for students to attend nearby public and nonsectarian private schools, but not religious schools.
Opposition to challenge to provisions in the Massachusetts Constitution that prohibit amending the Constitution's "Anti-Aid Amendment," which bars any public financial support for private schools.
Opposition to parents' challenge to Maine program that allows towns that do not operate their own schools to pay tuition for students to attend nonreligious private schools or neigboring public schools, but not parochial schools.