Michael McConnell and Jeffrey Rosen take up part three of their online debate about this week’s big Supreme Court decisions. This time, our Town Hall participants break down the Windsor and Perry decisions.
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The United States Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and rejected an appeal about Proposition 8 on Wednesday, in two significant wins for supporters of same-sex marriages.
Lyle Denniston looks at the process of how the Supreme Court could reach a decision on same-sex marriages, and if the justices could be influenced by recent news events.
Same-sex marriage polls have been hotly debated in recent days, but a review of 10 recent major surveys confirms a consensus public opinion in favor of such unions.
Lyle Denniston explains why the Supreme Court may pass the same-sex marriage issue largely back to the political realm of state legislatures and voter referendums.