Lyle Denniston looks at the only guidance so far from the Supreme Court about a recent slew of same-sex marriage cases – and why some assumptions about the two-sentence order may be premature.
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A day after a federal judge struck down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriages, the state’s governor said he won’t appeal a ruling from U.S. District Court Judge John Jones on the matter.
A federal judge said on Tuesday that Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional. It was the last state in the Northeast with a ban on gay marriages.
Lyle Denniston looks at a recent public debate about who really sparked the movement toward an equal right to marry for same-sex couples.
The United States Supreme Court didn’t say on Monday morning if it would accept or deny a highly publicized case about a New Mexico photographer who refused to shoot a same-sex commitment ceremony, even though the Justices considered the case privately last Friday.