Following its landmark 2013 decision striking down part of the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional, the Supreme Court earlier today decided to take on what will likely be the definitive ruling on the issue of same-sex marriage. By addressing the state-by-state divide on same-sex marriage, the Court will determine whether a state-imposed ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
Specifically, the Court will be reviewing a Sixth Circuit decision upholding same-sex marriage bans from several states, which conflicts with four other circuit court rulings. Arguments are expected to be heard in late April and a decision by the end of June.
Check back on our blog for more updates as they unfold.