Supreme Court To Hear Gay Marriage Issue

The U.S. Supreme Court plunged into the contentious issue of gay marriage on Friday when it agreed to take up California's ban on same-sex unions and a separate dispute about federal benefits for legally married gay couples. Iowans on both sides of the issue reacted with equal measure of excitement and trepidation.

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