Same-sex marriage cases explained

Published On: Mar 25 2013 01:49:25 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 26 2013 09:53:41 AM CDT

Find out more about the Supreme Court gay marriage cases decided Wednesday and what's at stake for both sides of the debate.

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found Proposition 8 unconstitutional – in other words, the court found California didn’t have the right to restrict gay couples from marrying. That decision was appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, which will have the final say.

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