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Does the Public Care How the Supreme Court Reasons? Empirical Evidence from a National Experiment and Normative Concerns in the Case of Same-Sex Marriage.

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In June 2013, the United States Supreme Court made decisions in favor of marriage equality. But the question remains, does the public embrace or oppose rulings on culturally contested issues regardless of the reasons offered in support of a decision. In the case of United States v. Windsor, it was found that the Court's reasoning in such cases did not dampen pluralism anxiety exhibited by the public in response.