On Friday, the nine justices met to decide whether they will hear cases challenging the federal definition of marriage in the Defense of Marriage Act, California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex couples marrying and more.
Tackling California's Prop 8 may have to wait until the decision at DOMA.
They almost certainly will hear at least one of the DOMA cases, like Edith Windsor's challenge.
Arizona Governor, Jan Brewer asked the court to hear an appeal of a decision stopping the state from enforcing a new law that would end domestic partner benefits for state employees. Same-sex couples sued and won below.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is going to be getting a lot of attention this year.
Justice Antonin Scalia is expected to cause riots this time around with his homophobis opinions.
Chief Justice John Roberts is expected to hold with
For now, all we can do is wait.