The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday in a case challenging the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which bans federal recognition of same-sex marriages.

Listen to the audio of the arguments below (approx. 1 hour and 55 minutes).


You can also download a PDF of the hearing’s transcript.

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