judgeU. S. District Court Judge Juan M. Pérez-Giménez upheld the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico’s definition of marriage as a union of “a man and a woman” and “husband and wife.” Judge Pérez-Giménez, who was appointed by President Jimmy Carter, ruled that the Supreme Court’s own 1972 dismissal of a Minnesota case claiming a constitutional “right” of same-sex couples to “marry,” Baker v. Nelson, constitutes a binding precedent that can only be overridden by the Supreme Court itself, not by the district or circuit courts. FRC President Tony Perkins made the following comments: “Judge Pérez-Giménez serves as a model of judicial restraint in the face of an epidemic of federal judges legislating from the bench on the issue of marriage. It is time for other courts to follow his example, and the Supreme Court shouldn’t allow activist lower courts to redefine states’ marriage laws.  More