March 26, 2013 10:56 AM

Supreme Court, enigmatic as ever, weighs ban on same-sex marriage

Supreme Court justices showed sharp divisions and passionate feelings Tuesday as they confronted California’s Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage. During a roughly 85-minute argument that was both unusually long and, at times, markedly heated, the justices exposed fundamental differences that foreshadow difficult decisions to come.

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