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The Briefing 03-25-13

Story 1 – One of the most momentous weeks in constitutional history of The United States

In gay marriage cases, Supreme Court may choose caution over boldness, Washington Post (Robert Barnes)

The Constitution and Same-Sex Marriage, Wall Street Journal (Michael McConnell)

Americans await gay marriage rulings, Financial Times (Anna Fifield)

Political debate on same-sex marriage is arguably over, Washington Post (Chris Cillizza)

Story 2 – Are conservatives destined to be ‘rebuked by history’

Decision was right, reason wrong, The Courier-Journal (Leonard Pitts)

Story 3 – In France, surprising indications of a Christian conscience

Gay marriage opponents mass in Paris for final rally, BBC

France Drops 75% Tax on Rich, Wall Street Journal (Gabriele Parussini)