Same-Sex Marriage to be Brought to Supreme Court

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The question of same-sex marriage is being raised in courtrooms nationwide. Soon, it will be brought to the U.S.'s highest court.
Friday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear two cases on same-sex marriage reports the New York Times.
One of the cases poses the question of whether federal government can discriminate against same-sex couples married in states were it is currently legal.
The second case, filed by Theodore B. Olsen and David Boies of California raises a likely more influential question: whether same-sex marriage is a constitutional right even in states with provisions against it currently, reports the New York Times.
The Washington Post reports that nine states presently recognize same-sex marriages, while 41 do not recognize it and 30 explicitly prohibit it in their legislation.
The decision has not been made public as to date.

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