Obama Administration Urges High Court to Strike Same-Sex Marriage Bans

The Obama administration argues in a Supreme Court amicus brief that state bans on same-sex marriages violate the equal protection clause of the Constitution’s Fourteenth Amendment.

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  • Obama Administration Urges High Court to Strike Same-Sex Marriage Bans

    By Tony Mauro

    The Obama administration argues in a Supreme Court amicus brief that state bans on same-sex marriages violate the equal protection clause of the Constitution’s Fourteenth Amendment.

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