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Early Indications: SCOTUS to Punt on Gay Marriage?

pgaruccio Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 5:28 PM
In 2008, African Americans voted for Prop 8 with 70% support. By 2012, African Americans gave a plurality 46% support in Maryland's vote. The strong growth among the African American community is a huge reason why gay marriage is surging in support.

Kevin and Carol set the table for this week's historic proceedings, wherein the high court will take up the contentious issues of same sex marraige, states' rights, and equality under the law.  Based on initial tea leaves from the first session of oral arguments -- which, conservatives will painfully recall, can be misleading -- the justices may be inclined to avoid ruling on heart of the issue.  Tom Goldstein of the well-respected