10330Monday will be the earliest America will learn whether or not the Supreme Court will hear one or more appeals of decisions involving same-sex marriage. While many expected an announcement from the justices this week on whether or not the high court would hear one of seven same-sex marriage cases in which a ruling is being sought, no decision was announced. The first day of the court’s new term is Monday. If the court decides to hear one or more of the cases, this could be announced then, or even later in the year, hence the waiting game. The stakes — for supporters and opponents — are high, since a ruling might settle the question on a national basis. More