Awesome!!! A historic day indeed …. I didn’t think I would see this in my lifetime!! I remember Stonewall … I read about it when my “life” started.
By Melanie Nathan, June 27, 2013.
Yesterday was an historic day for gay Americans when the Supreme Court of the United States gave tens of thousands of already married same-sex couples in a growing list of states equal access to all benefits that the federal government provides for those who are wed. A closely divided Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a 1996 law on the theory expressed through the legislation known as The Defense of Marriage Act or DOMA, that was aggressively anti-gay. And, by a different combination of Justices, the Court came close to assuring that millions of still-single gays and lesbians in California will very soon be able to legally marry, in the Prop 8 Case.
“Even while the Court firmly insisted that it was not saying anything about the authority of states to deny marital rights to same-sex partners — as more than thirty states still do — the obvious practical…
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