The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit will hear arguments today in three cases challenging restrictions on same-sex marriage.
And while none of the cases are from Arizona, the court's ruling on those cases will apply to the state.
The odds are stacked against an Arizona law that defines marriage as between only one man and one woman.
Arizona is among 31 states that prohibit same-sex couples from marrying.
Judges in more than a dozen of those states, including three federal appeals-court circuits, have struck down bans like Arizona's.
The 9th Circuit is widely considered the most liberal in the nation. Read more »