Decoder Voices Why the Supreme Court, this time, may take up same-sex marriage case

Although the high court declined to take up the constitutionality of same-sex marriage laws earlier this year, now there is a disagreement among federal appeals courts on the issue. 

By , Decoder contributor

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The Supreme Court has scheduled the four same-sex marriage cases from the Sixth Circuit, in which that circuit became the only appellate level court to date to uphold a ban on same-sex marriage, for its first conference of the year on Jan. 9: