The gay-marriage debate in Alabama has taken another turn, after a federal judge overruled the state’s chief justice in a dispute over issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
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The ongoing debate in Alabama over implementing a federal court decision about same-sex marriages is resurfacing some familiar constitutional issues.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at one of the most significant issues the Supreme Court faces in the same-sex marriage controversy: where it should be resolved.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at aspects of the constitutional controversy over same-sex marriage that the Supreme Court has not yet settled.
Sometime Friday, probably before noon, the Supreme Court is due to have a conversation about gay rights, discussing whether to open what could be the final judicial chapter on same-sex marriage.