Marriage News Watch: Supreme Court to consider cases, Ninth Circuit recap

Gay rights advocates Stuart Gaffney, at left, and John Lewis, with the group Marriage Equality USA, wait to enter a hearing on the issue of gay marriage outside of the U.S. Ninth District Court of Appeals on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in San Francisco. For the first time since it declared California's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, the federal appeals court in San Francisco is readying to hear arguments over same-sex weddings in a political and legal climate that's vastly different than when it overturned Proposition 8 in 2012. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP

The number of marriage cases before the Supreme Court keeps climbing, with the Court scheduled to decide which ones to take in just a few weeks. Plus, couples file new briefs in Texas, and appeal last week’s anti-gay ruling from a federal judge in Louisiana.

These stories and more in this week’s Marriage News Watch report from Matt Baume at the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER). Miss any of these stories? Check the links below under “Related Articles” for full reports on the stories mentioned in this week’s video:

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