Today, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges, consolidated with three other cases, on whether the Fourteenth Amendment requires that states grant and/or recognize same-sex marriages.
If you’re short on time, here are 5 key facts about same-sex marriage from the non-partisan Pew Research Center.
SCOTUSblog editor, Amy Howe, has written an overview of the case in two parts:
Nina Totenberg of NPR has said that groups, individuals, and governments with an interest in the outcome have issued a record number of amicus briefs, at 148, exceeding the record of 136 set for the 2013 Obamacare case.
SCOTUSblog will begin live-blogging oral arguments at 10:45 a.m.
Audio of the oral arguments will be posted on the Supreme Court’s official website and when the transcripts become available they’ll be posted there, as well.
You can fact-check claims about same-sex marriage at the non-partisan website, Politifact.
The case will most likely be decided in June.