Not long ago it was conventional wisdom that neither supporters nor opponents of marriage equality were eager for the Supreme Court to take up the issue again anytime soon, but over the last few months that has changed dramatically. Now that several states have asked the Supreme Court to uphold their marriage bans and several advocacy groups have said it is time for the Court to find a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, the Court is expected to announce that it will hear a case on this issue in the coming weeks. Welton checks in with Chantale Fiebig, counsel with the law firm Gibson Dunn and a close partner with the American Foundation for Equal Rights which has challenged marriage bans in several states, to see what we can expect from the next steps in the legal fight for equality.

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