By Misha Grunbaum
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The United States Supreme Court has accepted two cases, one from California and one from New York, on same-sex marriage.

The New York Times writes that the Supreme Court hearings highlight "a rapid shift in public attitudes about same-sex marriage."

Mexico, however, has beaten us to the punch: Animal Politico reports that, following the overthrow of Oaxaca Civil Code Article 143, marriage is now defined as “‘entre dos personas’, por lo que no importa si son de distintos sexos o del mismo.”

The Globe and Mail of Canada, which has long supported gay marriage, champions “Equality, with no asterisk.”

The issue is gaining ground in France, where L'Express asks, “un référendum est-il nécessaire?”

And Andy Borowitz guesses at the main concern for right-leaning politicians on this issue: