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Marriage equality nears historic ruling

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The time has come: Marriage equality gets its day in court. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in four cases collected under the name¬†Obergefell v. Hodges. The general consensus is that same-sex marriage will earn the decision; experts are expecting a 5-4 decision upholding the right to marry in their own states, and then have that marriage recognized in other states. As the discussion and arguments surrounding this topic reach a fever pitch, everyone seems to assume the Court will affirm marriage equality. At this point, perhaps it’s just a matter of how they confirm the law and how it will be applied. As The Atlantic notes, “the reasons for a decision matter as much as the…

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