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Key facts before high court hears gay marriage

Do states have the right to define marriage? On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in four historic cases that will determine the future of same-sex marriage across the country. Here's what you need to know. 

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Does gay marriage signal a truce in culture war?

Same-sex marriage as an “Issue” is remarkable and important. It is remarkable because  public attitudes have evolved with unprecedented speed . It would be hard to pluck a parallel from American history. It is important, among other reasons, because a very concrete, government-sponsored type of discrimination could be outlawed.

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Podcast: Same-sex marriage gets its day in court

The Supreme Court will consider two questions: First, does the Constitution require states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples? Second, are states required to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states where they are legal?

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