Justice Why Kansas is set to become focus of same-sex marriage fight (+video)

Kansas officials say they are not bound by a Supreme Court decision that allowed federal court rulings in support of same-sex marriage to stand. In a court hearing Friday, they will defend the state's ban on gay marriage.

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A federal judge is being asked to order objecting Kansas officials to start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples as the state seeks to defend a constitutional amendment limiting marriage to a union of one man and one woman.