Supreme Court To Hear Cases From Both Sides Of Same-sex Marriage

The Supreme Court announced Friday that it would enter the national debate over same-sex marriage, agreeing to hear a pair of cases challenging state and federal laws that define marriage to include only unions of a man and a woman.

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