Tuesday, 26 March 2013

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US Supreme Court to consider gay marriage cases

 People wait outside the Supreme Court waiting for a seat at a same-sex marriage hearing, Washington DC on 25 March 2013
The US Supreme Cloister is to accede two battleground cases on gay alliance in back-to-back-hearings this week.

On Tuesday, the justices will counterbalance a California built-in alteration banning same-sex unions, anesthetized afterwards gay alliance became acknowledged there.

On Wednesday, a federal law defining alliance as amid a man and a woman only, for the purpose of taxes and benefits, is up for review.

The cloister is accepted to duke down its cardinal by the end of June.

Outside the cloister in Washington DC, dozens of humans accept been queuing, some of them for several days, to defended a bench for the much-anticipated hearings.

Among those in cloister on Tuesday will be a lesbian accessory of Chief Justice John Roberts, the Los Angeles Times reports.

The Supreme Cloister cases chase a flurry of declarations in abutment of gay alliance by high-profile figures, including endure anniversary by above Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Days earlier, Ohio's Rob Portman became the aboriginal Republican agent to aback gay marriage.

And now three Democratic senators - Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Mark Warner of Virginia and Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia - accept adopted the aforementioned stance.

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