Voters approved marriage equality in three states on Election Day, a result that could influence U.S. Supreme Court justices who will likely hear a marriage-related case this term. "The justices obviously pay attention," said Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign. However, it's unclear whether the justices will see the outcome as proof the LGBT community has the political power to change policy through the legislative rather than the judicial process, this article says. The justices are set to review a handful of marriage cases at a Nov. 30 conference.

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