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    SCOTUS Takes It Slow On Gay Marriage

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    Oral arguments can be misleading, but the Supreme Court seemed to be treading carefully in the first day of discussions on marriage equality. Justice Anthony Kennedy--likely the deciding vote--wondered whether the court should have even heard the challenge to Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. Kennedy also warned that it could be too soon to know what the social effects of same-sex marriage might be, saying that “we have five years of information to pose against 2,000 years of history." However, Kennedy also said that the children of same-sex couples "want their parents to have full recognition and full status."

    Read it at The New York Times