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The Supreme Court is set to confront the issue of gay marriage for the first time in 40 years in two cases set for argument in late March. Same-sex couples are asking the justices to strike down California's Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in the state just six months after a court ruled that preventing gays and lesbians from marrying was unconstitutional.

Sep 05,  · Gay-rights advocates are intensifying efforts to gain legal recognition for same-sex unions, but the campaign is drawing strong resistance from social conservatives. Supporters of same-sex marriage say gay and lesbian couples need and deserve the same symbolic and practical benefits for their relationships enjoyed by heterosexuals.

Sep 05,  · “Gay Marriage.” CQ Researcher Online. N.p., 5 Sept. 1 thought on “ Pros and Cons of Same Sex Marriage ” pam March 29, at am “Genetically speaking, marriage based on the fact that human beings have distinct differences, starting with either XX- or XY-chromosomes.” This is a very unique way of stating what the.

Oct 10,  · By Kenneth Jost, Associate Editor, CQ Researcher Gay-rights advocates made no tangible progress toward most of their policy goals after a weekend of high-profile events in Washington that included a major presidential speech and a national march .