Supreme Court urged to hear same-sex marriage cases as new term begins

Posted at 8:13 AM, Oct 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-06 08:13:52-04

WASHINGTON — A new Supreme Court term starts Monday and many are wondering if the topic of same-sex marriage will find its way onto the docket.

Gay marriage is not among the cases set to be heard this term, but those on both sides of the debate feel it’s the justices’ obligation to settle this national issue.

As is stands, 31 state ban same-sex marriage.

In Michigan, it’s an issue hundreds are waiting an answer on.

Back in March, a brief window of time made it possible for more than 300 gay couples to marry. That was almost immediately stopped by the state’s attorney general, leaving their marriage status in legal limbo.

For a more in-depth look at what is on the Supreme Court docket this term, click here.