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Thu Jun 27, 2013, 12:57 PM


Supreme Court declines to take up two more gay rights cases (good news)

The Supreme Court, a day after deciding two major cases on gay marriage, declined on Thursday to take up two more cases on the issue.

The cases concerned Nevada's ban on same-sex marriage, and an Arizona law that denies state benefits to "domestic partners."

The court declined to take the cases without comment. Its action means an appeals court ruling striking down the Arizona law stays in effect, while litigation over the Nevada law will continue.


The Arizona case concerns a law that limits health benefits to employees' spouses and dependants, thereby excluding domestic partners, including those in same-sex relationships. Gay marriage is not recognized in Arizona.



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William769 Jun 2013 #1

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Thu Jun 27, 2013, 01:02 PM

1. And so it begins.

I didn't realize it would only take one day.

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