Gay Marriage Bans Head to Court

gaymarriageGay marriage bans in three states head to court today. The 9th circuit court of appeals will hear gay marriage cases in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The federal appeals court in San Francisco has already issued two significant gay rights rulings: In 2012, it struck down California’s same-sex wedding ban and this year it extended protections against discrimination to gay and lesbians.

Now, three judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals — all appointed by Democrats and two of whom joined in the civil rights ruling this year — are set to hear arguments Monday on gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii.

Read more: Huffington Post

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