It’s the big one: the Supreme Court has announced they will accept petitions from Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee on the question of same-sex marriage.
The case will be argued the week of April 27 and will question whether the 14th Amendment requires states to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples. If the court rules that it doesn’t, they will determine whether states that do not allow same-sex question must recognize marriages from states that do courtesy of the Constitution’s Full Faith and Credit clause. The whole issue will decided in 2 1/2 hours of oral presentation.
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