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December 2012

BREAKING NEWS:

Supreme Court to Hear Historic Same-Sex Marriage Cases

By Marcia Coyle

Opening the door to a potentially historic step in the nation's gay rights movement, the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 7 agreed to decide two constitutional challenges involving same-sex marriage.

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