WASHINGTON — From judicial precedent to whether heterosexuals make better parents for children, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider five major arguments when they consider gay marriage next week.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) The high court will hear arguments in four cases in April, and its ruling is expected to clarify whether gay marriage becomes legal coast to coast.
(RNS) Apart from propelling the judicial winning streak, the landmark case has extended Edie Windsor’s 15 minutes of fame to a year and counting.
WASHINGTON Justice Anthony Kennedy’s 26-page opinion Wednesday (June 26) striking down a federal ban on same-sex marriages offers a window into Americans’ rapidly shifting views of same-sex relationships — a shift that increasingly relies on matters of law and fairness, not moral or religious views.
(RNS) As the Supreme Court prepares to issue two historic decisions on gay marriage this month, judges and lawyers who worked on earlier cases don’t expect anything all-encompassing from a cautious and conservative court.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Even if the Supreme Court decides historic cases on gay marriage on narrow legal grounds, proponents of gay marriage say a win is still a win.