The Supreme Court of the United States recently heard oral arguments about whether states have the power to ban same-sex marriage.
High stakes as Supreme Court considers same-sex marriage case
“Gay rights advocates have publicly proclaimed their confidence that the court will go their way, and many opponents reluctantly agree. They think the court has telegraphed its intention to establish a broad new legal right by allowing marriages to proceed in several states where the right is contested.”
Supreme Court Hears Challenge To 4 States’ Same-Sex-Marriage Ban
“The four states are the only ones whose bans on gay and lesbian marriages were upheld by federal appeals courts. A judge who voted in the majority in that case said the issue should be resolved by a vote, not a court. The case is expected to have a broad impact.”
Today’s gay marriage arguments: What you need to know
Read and listen: Supreme Court oral arguments on gay marriage
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