Supreme Court to issue rulings on Defense of Marriage Act, Proposition 8

The Supreme Court is set to rule on two controversial gay marriage cases on Wednesday. The court is expected is rule on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, which prevents legally

News 12 Staff

Jun 26, 2013, 6:07 AM

Updated 3,980 days ago

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Supreme Court to issue rulings on Defense of Marriage Act, Proposition 8

The Supreme Court is set to rule on two controversial gay marriage cases on Wednesday.

The court is expected is rule on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, which prevents legally married gay couples from receiving the same federal benefits available to heterosexual married couples.

It will also rule on Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage in California.

The rulings will be announced at 10 a.m.



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