From AFP:

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday let stand a law authorizing homosexual marriage in Washington, DC rejecting a challenge from activists opposed to same-sex marriage.

The top US court without comment turned down a petition from a group of residents seeking to put gay marriage to a city-wide referendum.

The high court decision, a blow to anti-gay marriage interests, came as another high profile case on the legal status of same-sex marriage in California, churned through the US legal system. Full article

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