Constitution limits marriage to opposite-sex couples. For heterosexual couples, there would be no tax. After exploring the background to this legal challenge, this post will critically analyse the reasoning of the Strasbourg Court and assess its implications for the challenge in Steinfeld.
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Windsor said. Retrieved 23 May Relying upon, inter alia, a constitutional right to be treated equally before the law and Articles 8, 12 and 14 ECHR, the couple claimed that such refusal constituted discrimination on the bases of both gender and sexual orientation.
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