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The Supreme Court Cases That Could Change America In The Coming Year

The justices still haven't said what they're doing on two big issues: marriage and Obamacare. Several other big cases — from workplace discrimination disputes to the future of the Fair Housing Act — are already set to be heard by the court.<p>WASHINGTON — When the Supreme Court justices meet on Monday …

Supreme Court dodges gay marriage, allowing weddings in five more states | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprising move that will allow gay men and women to get married in five additional states, with more likely to follow quickly.<p>Supporters of gay marriage hold …

Supreme Court Denies Review Of Same-Sex Marriage Cases, Bringing Marriage Equality To Five States

The decision not to decide brings marriage equality to Indiana, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Utah — with more to come. [Update: Colorado attorney general says today's decision means marriage equality will come to that state in short order as well.]<p>WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court denied …

Supreme Court Won't Rule On Gay Marriage This Term

The court has refused to hear appeals from five states.<p>The move means that gay marriage will now likely be permissible in 11 new states.<p>From Bloomberg:<p>The rejection lets three federal appeals decisions take effect, legalizing same-sex marriage in Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wisconsin and Indiana. Six …

The Supreme Court Quietly Allows Same-Sex Marriage in 5 States

The justices declined to hear appeals of lower-court rulings that struck down marriage bans in Indiana, Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Wisconsin.<p>The Supreme Court on Monday effectively legalized same-sex marriages in five states without so much as a whisper.<p>On the first day of its fall term, the …

Supreme Court paves way for gay marriage in several states, leaves issue unresolved nationally

The Supreme Court on Monday turned away appeals from five states looking to prohibit gay marriage, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in those states and likely others -- but also leaving the issue unresolved nationally.<p>The justices rejected appeals from Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and …

Supreme Court Rejects Appeals From Five States Looking to Ban Gay Marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court turned away appeals Monday from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions.<p>The justices on Monday did not comment in rejecting appeals from Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and …

Same-sex marriage gets tacit victory from Supreme Court - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for legal same-sex marriages in five more states.<p>The court refused to hear cases from the states -- Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin -- seeking to keep their same-sex marriage bans in place.<p>Couples in some of those states began …

The Supreme Court Just Cleared the Path for Same-Sex Marriage in 5 More States

The Su­preme Court on Monday de­clined to re­view sev­en same-sex mar­riage ap­peals, al­low­ing same-sex mar­riages to go ahead in five states and …

Supreme Court rejects same-sex cases - CNN Video