Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia opposes same-sex marriage, but in a twist of fate his own words could make the unions a reality if the issue makes it back to the high court.
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Are skiers and snowboarders equal under the 14th Amendment? That was the question at hand in a federal courtroom this week.
It only seems to be a matter of when, and not if, the issue of same-sex marriage is heading back to the United States Supreme Court next year, after a busy week of legal activity.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at how and when the Supreme Court will deal with four cases related to same-sex marriage.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, says the same-sex marriage fight will come down to a debate about granting a new right to a group of people, or confirming a right that is historically contained in the Constitution.