[Ed. – “Gay marriage” is not banned anywhere in the United States. Laws affirming traditional marriage as the states’ definition of recognized marriage are what the Supreme Court will rule on.]
Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution.
The justices will take up gay-rights cases that ask them to overturn bans in four states and declare for the entire nation that people can marry the partners of their choice, regardless of gender. The cases will be argued in April, and a decision is expected by late June. …
Attorney General Eric Holder said the Obama administration would urge the court “to make marriage equality a reality for all Americans.”
On the other side, advocates for traditional marriage want the court to let the political process play out, rather than have judges order states to allow same-sex couples to marry.