Just in: SCOTUS to hear same-sex marriage cases—
Ed Henry (@edhenryTV) December 07, 2012
Earlier this year, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refused to re-hear the Proposition 8 case, paving the way for it to head to the Supreme Court. And that’s indeed what’s happening. The Supreme Court will revisit California’s Proposition 8 as well as the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in late March.
Many LGBT activists and supporters are thrilled at the news and hopeful about the eventual rulings:
But others are skeptical that same-sex marriage advocates will wind up with the victory they seek:
And some just want it all to be over with:
All in good time. We’ll find out where the SCOTUS officially stands next summer.