10 things you need to know today: June 27, 2015


Today’s headlines …. here they are!!

The Fifth Column

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press

THE WEEK

1. Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage nationwide
The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Friday that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right. In the historic ruling for gay rights, the court declared that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states, and that states no longer have the right to ban gay couples from marrying. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the majority opinion, joined by the court’s four liberal justices. “Today we can say, in no uncertain terms, that we made our union a little more perfect,” President Obama said.

Source: Washington Post, The New York Times

2. Obama delivers emotional eulogy for Charleston shooting victim
President Obama delivered the eulogy and led a singing of “Amazing Grace” in Charleston, South Carolina, in remembrance of state Senator and Rev. Clementa Pinckney, one of nine killed last week in the Emanuel AME…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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