Court hears gay-marriage cases

Judge says it’s strange that couples aren’t showing more patience

Posted: August 7, 2014 at 5:22 a.m.

Gay-marriage supporters confront an opponent driving his truck around Fountain Square in Cincinnati where supporters held a rally Wednesday as a federal appeals panel heard six gay-marriage cases.

A federal appeals court judge hearing arguments in six gay-marriage fights in a landmark hearing Wednesday expressed skepticism about whether the courts are the ideal setting for such major change, saying that the democratic process is the best way to win the hearts and minds of Americans.

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