Obama Admin Urges SCOTUS To Overturn Gay Marriage Ban In California | Talking Points Memo

The Obama administration on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to acknowledge a right to same-sex marriage but stopped short of explicitly arguing it apply to every state, SCOTUSblog reported. The government filed a friend-of-the-court brief in a case on the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure banning same-sex marriage, in which they urged the court to overturn the ban.

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