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US Supreme Court Backs Same-Sex Marriage

President Barack Obama has hailed as "a victory for America" the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Friday that same-sex couples have the right to marry anywhere in the United States. The court ruled 5-4 that the U.S. Constitution's guarantees of due process and equal protection for all overrule any state's attempt to outlaw same-sex marriages. Currently, gay and lesbian couples are able to marry in 36 states and in the nation's capital city. This ruling will extend those...

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