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Supreme Court gay marriage rulings lead to celebrations

By Dana Milbank The moment Justice Anthony Kennedy said the words — “Section 3 of DOMA is in violation of the Fifth Amendment” — a muffled cheer pierced the quiet in the Supreme Court chamber. Heads turned to the audience and … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense Of Marriage Act

By Eyder Peralta In a highly anticipated ruling today, the Supreme Court ruled the federal Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. “DOMA is unconstitutional as a deprivation of the equal liberty of persons that is protected by the Fifth Amendment,” SCOTUSblog reports. The … Continue reading

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