US court weighs gay marriage

Judges to review challenge to federal law and decide if Califoria's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

    The US Supreme Court is entering the debate on gay marriage for the first time.

    It will review a challenge to a federal law that denies same-sex couples the same benefits as heterosexual couples.

    The court will also look at whether Califorinia's ban on same-sex marriage is constitutional.

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane has the details.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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