Appeals Court to Hear Marriage Equality Cases

Next Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit will take up the largest number of marriage equality cases to be heard in a single day, including a case from Tennessee. The Tennessee case, Tanco Vs. Haslam, seeks to recognize the same-sex marriages of three couples. This will be the fourth argument to be heard by a federal circuit court since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) last summer, the Memphis Flyer reports.