WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS SF) — The U.S. Supreme Court’s long-awaited decision on Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage, is due on Wednesday.
Chief Justice John Roberts said at the close of a court session Tuesday that the panel would issue its remaining opinions Wednesday, which is now the last day of the court’s current term.
The Proposition 8 decision will likely be announced shortly after 7 a.m. PST.
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Since it was passed in 2008, California’s marriage ban for same-sex couples has been argued in front of numerous courts, yet there are still many ways the U.S. Supreme Court can decide this final case. Each possibility has its own repercussions for the state and the nation at-large.