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Looking Out: Same-sex marriage may be headed back to the Supreme Court
Looking Out: Same-sex marriage may be headed back to the Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court is meeting on Monday for the first time since June, and could make a decision to hear a new same-sex marriage case. On the justices' agenda for the closed-door conference are appeals to cases in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin, won by gay couples that favor a Supreme Court decision on their lower court victories. Four out of nine justices would have to vote to take up any particular case, and they are under no obligation to do so and could hold off on deciding whether to consider one of the cases until a later conference. Lower courts have been flooded with challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage ever since June of 2013, when the...

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