How realistic is Senator Ted Cruz’s proposed ban on the federal government or Supreme Court defining state marriage laws? It could be the longest of long shots, even though there is a constitutional provision for doing it.
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Rick Hasen from the University of California-Irvine and John Eastman from Chapman University break down the biggest issues about voting rights and the Constitution, as the Supreme Court considers one case and more cases are in front of federal judges.
The Supreme Court may soon act on seven petitions about same-sex marriage bans in five states. So what are the constitutional arguments being made in the cases?
The Supreme Court will meet Monday in advance of its new term to evaluate a summer’s-worth of petitions, including seven petitions about same-sex marriage.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the key questions the Justices will need to weigh as they consider accepting one or more cases about same-sex marriage in their upcoming term.