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Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage cases in late March

The U.S. Supreme Court has set aside two days in late March to hear oral argument on the same-sex marriage cases.

On Tuesday, March 26, it will take up the fight over California's Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in the state.

The next day, Wednesday, March 27, it will hear the challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which bars the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages in the states where they're legal.