Same Sex Marriage

Minister of Home Affairs and Another v Fourie and Another, with Doctors For Life International and Others as amici curiae CCT 60/04 (2005) In this case it was contended that the Marriage Act 25 of 1961 was unconstitutional in excluding same sex couples from getting married. DFL and its legal representative Mr John Smyth QC, were admitted as amici curiae, and made written and oral submissions to the Court. In DFL’s presented socio-psychological evidence to prove that traditional marriage have sufficient advantages over homosexual unions to warrant special protection by the law and deserves privileged status in society.]]>