High court to weigh key question before deciding marriage cases

02/18/2013 | Reuters

The outcomes of two marriage-related cases before the Supreme Court could hinge on whether justices decide that gays and lesbians deserve special legal protections due to their history of being discriminated against. If the court concludes that laws targeting gays and lesbians deserve heightened scrutiny, it will be be more likely to find the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8 unconstitutional, which would affect anti-gay laws across the country, according to this analysis.

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