The Extent of Freedom in All of its Dimensions


The nature of injustice is that we may not always see it in our own times. The generations that wrote and ratified the Bill of Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment did not presume to know the extent of freedom in all of its dimensions, and so they entrusted to future generations a charter protecting the right of all persons to enjoy liberty as we learn its meaning.

Anthony M. Kennedy, June 26, 2015

From the remarks Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage