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


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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