The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear challenges to two high profile anti-gay laws, the federal Defense of Marriage Act and California’s voter-passed Proposition 8, which rolled back same same-sex marriage in America’s largest state. The high court will likely hear arguments in March and rule in June.

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    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court in April will hear ... marriage debate, if it chooses to. This could be a historic move by the court, which laid the foundation for national legalization of same-sex marriage in 2013 when it struck down parts of the ...
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    The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Wednesday for a case challenging the constitutionality of the part of the Defense ... only hearing a challenge to the second part of DOMA. Even though the federal government does not issue marriage licenses ...
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  • Supreme Court Considers DOMA -- United States v. Windsor
    Both cases will be decided by the end of June. In addition to ruling on the constitutionality of Prop 8, which bans gay marriage, the Supreme Court will also hear a challenge to a federal law, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) that defines marriage as ...
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    The United States Supreme Court ... Court of Appeals that struck down Proposition 8, a 2008 law which banned gay marriage in California. The appeals court's ruling was issued in February and found the law unconstitutional. The court will also hear a ...
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    Defense of Marriage Act; Long title: An Act to define and protect the institution of marriage: Acronyms (colloquial) DOMA: Enacted by: the 104th United States Congress
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