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Better late than never: Expect a high court OK on marriage equality soon
Better late than never: Expect a high court OK on marriage equality soon

Over the last year, lower federal court judges have removed most of the suspense from the questions of whether and when the Supreme Court might rule marriage equality to be a federal constitutional right. In case after case, in red states and blue, judges have ruled that same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. This makes it very likely that the Supreme Court will grant review in such a case this year, and even more likely, assuming it does, that it will rule that the Constitution requires states to extend marriage equality to gay couples. Just one year ago, I wouldn't have been nearly so confident in making such predictions. In June 2013, the court by a vote of 5 to 4...

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