Four ways the Supreme Court coul decide its gay marriage cases

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Four ways the Supreme Court could decide its gay marriage cases

The two same-sex marriage cases before the Supreme Court give the justices a lot of options.With a lawsuit challenging California's Proposition 8, a 2008 ballot measure that banned gay marriage, and another challenging the Defense of Marriage Act, a 1996 law barring federal recognition of gay marriage, the majority of the nine justices could write a narrow opinion affecting just the Golden State or a sweeping one that affects marriage laws across the country.Beyond that, the underlying issues of state ...

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