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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  • Same-sex marriage issue looms for Supreme Court - Garden City Telegram
    WASHINGTON (TNS) — Supreme Court justices will soon make some crucial decisions on same-sex marriage. ... without comment to hear same-sex ...
    12/19/2014 - 9:33 am | View Link
  • Supreme Court stays out of Florida same-sex marriage case while ... - Macon Telegraph
    ... the Supreme Court refused to keep stays in Kansas and South Carolina in place. The first same-sex ... without comment to hear same-sex ...
    12/19/2014 - 8:23 am | View Link
  • Supreme Court watchers wonder if justices are ready to take a ... - Washington Post
    Why a horse went to court in a wedding gown - Reuters
    12/14/2014 - 8:41 am | View Link
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  • Supreme Court stays out of Florida same-sex marriage case while other challenges near
    A divided Supreme Court on Friday steered clear of Florida’s same-sex marriage controversy, effectively opening the door for the marriages to begin Jan. 6. Click to Continue »
    12/19/2014 - 8:20 pm | View Link
  • Same-sex marriage issue looms for Supreme Court
    Supreme Court justices will soon make some crucial decisions on same-sex marriage. They’ll start with Florida, but they won’t stop there. Click to Continue »
    12/19/2014 - 5:20 pm | View Link
  • Will this be the term for same-sex marriage?
    © David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Loic Chapelle, left and Alvin Walton walk along Castro Street as they join supporters of same-sex marriage celebrate in the Castro District after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and declined to rule on the California law Proposition 8 in San Francisco, California, June 26, 2013.
    12/15/2014 - 3:10 am | View Link
  • Two same-sex marriage cases speeded up
    Adding some impetus for the Supreme Court to take up the same-sex marriage question during its current Term, lawyers for couples in Louisiana and Michigan have told the Court that they are giving up part of their filing rights. That gesture could lead the Court to schedule those two cases for the Justices’ first look as […]
    12/5/2014 - 6:45 pm | View Link
  • La asks US Supreme Court to hear gay marriage case
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The state of Louisiana agrees with gay rights activists about one thing: asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take the rare step of hearing an appeal of Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriages before a federal appeals court rules. The request filed this week by Washington attorney Kyle Duncan asks the justices to hear appeals of Louisiana's case and the only other federal court ...
    12/4/2014 - 12:02 pm | View Link
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  • Supreme Court Allows Florida Same-Sex Marriages To Proceed In January
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Friday ... whether to hear any of several marriage cases pending before the justices. This also was the first time in recent months that the justices have been asked to weigh in on whether same-sex couples could marry ...
    12/20/2014 - 10:34 am | View Link
  • Same-sex marriage issue looms for Supreme Court
    “Almost everybody on both sides is calling ... crucial. The court often lists a case for consideration at multiple conferences. Sometimes, these re-lists can keep going for weeks. If a decision to hear the same-sex marriage cases isn’t made by the ...
    12/19/2014 - 9:18 am | View Link
  • Ohio agrees Supreme Court should hear same-sex marriage case
    Of the 6th Circuit cases, Ohio joins Kentucky and Michigan in agreeing that the Supreme Court should hear cases challenging those states’ respective same-sex marriage bans. Plaintiffs in a case challenging Lousiana’s same-sex marriage ban have also ...
    12/13/2014 - 3:21 am | View Link
  • Both sides eager for Supreme Court fight on gay marriage
    WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ... hear one or more of the other cases from the 4th, 7th or 10th Circuits. And the court surprised most health care experts Friday by agreeing to hear a challenge to Obamacare, even without a circuit split. Proponents of ...
    11/7/2014 - 3:12 pm | View Link
  • Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Same Sex Marriage Cases
    Now the Court has decided not to hear the cases, the decisions of these ... of the question were seeking review by the Supreme Court, leaving both sides disappointed—although the supporters of same sex marriage will have more to celebrate.
    10/7/2014 - 11:11 pm | View Link
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  • Supreme Court decision not to hear cases legalizes same ...
    From ScotusBlog. Excerpt: In June 2013, in United States v. Windsor, a divided Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act ...
    12/22/2014 - 9:03 am | View Website
  • Hawaii Supreme Court to hear same sex marriage case ...
    HONOLULU – Some 1,853 of Hawaii’s 13,505 marriages held since Dec. 2, 2013, were between same sex couples. But Hawaii’s same sex marriage law, passed by the ...
    12/22/2014 - 4:52 am | View Website
  • Five Faiths Urge Supreme Court to Hear Utah Same-Sex ...
    Representing the faith communities of more than 100 million Americans, The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, National Association of ...
    12/21/2014 - 9:18 am | View Website
  • Louisiana Same-Sex Couples Ask Supreme Court To Hear Their ...
    Politics Louisiana Same-Sex Couples Ask Supreme Court To Hear Their Marriage Case. A fifth petition asks the justices to resolve questions about same-sex ...
    11/20/2014 - 4:43 pm | View Website
  • Arkansas Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments In Same-Sex ...
    LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ highest court heard oral arguments Thursday, but did not immediately issue a ruling, in a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on same ...
    11/19/2014 - 8:33 pm | View Website
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