The nation’s highest court says it will decide whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry anywhere in the U.S. WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports a ruling is expected by early this summer.
In November, a federal panel in Cincinnati upheld bans on same-sex marriage in four states -- Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Michigan.
The Supreme Court justices will review that ruling in April and a decision is expected by late June.
Laura Landenwich, an attorney representing the plaintiffs in the Kentucky case, says this is a big day.
Supporters of gay marriage rallied and a few opponents prayed outside a courthouse in Cincinnati Wednesday.
That's where judges were hearing oral arguments for and against bans on same-sex marriage in four states. (Ohio,Kentucky,Michigan and Tennessee). WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports