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Supreme Court Puts Utah Same-Sex Marriage On Hold04:56

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The Supreme Court has put same-sex marriages on hold in Utah while a federal appeals court considers the issue. The court has issued a brief order blocking any new same-sex unions in the state.

More than 900 gay and lesbian couples have married since Dec. 20, when a federal judge ruled that Utah's ban on same-sex marriage violates gay and lesbian couples' constitutional rights.

Adam Liptak, Supreme Court correspondent for The New York Times, joins Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti with details. Read his piece in The New York Times here.


This segment aired on January 6, 2014.

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