10:26 am
Wed June 26, 2013

Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense Of Marriage Act

In a highly anticipated ruling today, the Supreme Court ruled the federal Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.

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Same-Sex Marriage
7:31 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Could Affect NC Amendment

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments on same-sex marriage this week.
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  This week the U-S Supreme Court is hearing arguments over same sex marriage.  Tuesday, the court heard arguments challenging Prop 8, the California state constitutional amendment that prevents the state from recognizing same-sex marriage.   John Dinan, professor of politics at Wake Forest University, says the California amendment differs from North Carolina's.  The California Supreme Court recognized same-sex marriages in 2008, but six months later, Prop 8 took that recognition away.

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