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Supreme Court Meets To Consider Taking Gay Marriage Cases

posted on September 30, 2014

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports, “The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court met behind closed doors on Monday to consider whether they should take up the hotly contested question of whether states can ban gay marriage.” The court has several cases facing it from five states. If the justices agree to take one or more of the cases, they will have the opportunity to decide if laws barring same-sex couples from obtaining marriage licenses are valid in all states. The case would most directly affect the 31 states still have some type of ban, despite a recent wave of ruling favoring gay marriage.

Read at Reuters