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Excerpts from Supreme Court’s gay marriage opinions

Excerpts from the majority opinion of Justice Anthony Kennedy and dissents written by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito in the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling Friday that declared a constitutional right to same-sex ...

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Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage

In this photo taken June 26, 2013, Michael Knaapen, left, and his husband John Becker, right, embrace outside the Supreme Court in Washington after the court struck down a federal provision denying benefits to legally married gay couples. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic culmination of decades of litigation over gay marriage and gay rights generally. Gay and lesbian couples already could ...

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Gay marriage ruling means high court review likely

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld anti-gay marriage laws in four states, breaking ranks with other courts that have considered the issue and setting up the prospect of Supreme Court review.

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