- Prop 8: The SCOTUS has decided to hear the case. This means that:
- SCOTUS will hear the case and the arguments in March and is expected to rule in June.
- Gay marriages in California won't happen unless the SCOTUS rules against prop 8.
- Defense of Marriage Act: The SCOTUS has decided to take up the Windsor DOMA case. It's a challenge to DOMA in New York. In Windsor vs. United States, that the plaintiff couldn't claim an estate tax marital deduction after her spouse died.
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