Supreme Court sidesteps same-sex ‘marriage,’ making it legal in five states

WASHINGTON, D.C. (ABP, TAB) — The U.S. Supreme Court denied the review of seven petitions from five states involving disagreements over the legal acknowledgment of gay “marriage,” effectively settling whether gay “marriage” is a constitutional right Oct. 6. This order immediately clears the path for same-sex “marriages” in Virginia, Utah, Oklahoma, Indiana and Wisconsin, as well as possibly making the number of states with same-sex “marriage” jump from 19 to 30. The decision was a surprise to all involved, as the court did not supply any explanation for the order.
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