Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to DC’s Gay Marriage Law

January 19, 2011  |  

(Washington Post) — The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it would not hear a challenge to the District’s 10-month-old same-sex marriage law, marking a likely end to legal disputes over gay marriages in the city. But opponents of the law say they will press Congress to intervene, potentially requiring the city to hold a voter referendum.  The high court declined without comment to hear the case, six months after the the D.C. Court of Appeals had narrowly upheld the law.

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