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Court Considers Gay Marriage

The United States Supreme Court takes up the issue of gay marriage this morning, and will consider two cases. Today, the high court will hear arguments for and against Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in California. Tomorrow, the justices will hear the Defense of Marriage Act, which prevents the federal government from recognizing gay marriages in states where they are already legal. Pat Rose is a Nevada County woman hoping to marry her life-partner. She says for her, all she can do is wait…

Listen to Pat Rose 1

Support for same-sex marriage has increased significantly since Prop 8 was passed in 2008. Rose says that makes her feel more optimistic…

Listen to Pat Rose 2

A decision by the Supreme Court is not expected until June.

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