Group Urges High Court To Hear Calif. Gay Marriage Battle

Law360, San Diego (September 6, 2012, 6:09 PM EDT) -- Supporters of California's ban on same-sex marriage on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision striking down the law, claiming the high court is likely to consider the constitutionality of the traditional definition of marriage in litigation over the federal Defense of Marriage Act and its analysis would be assisted by reviewing the validity of the definition as adopted by a state.

ProtectMarriage.com, the group that sponsored Proposition 8, and other petitioners filed a reply brief arguing that the high court should take...
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