SCOTUS Strikes Down DOMA
June 26, 2013 by Maureen McCarty, HRC Associate Director of Digital Media
Moments ago the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Windsor v. U.S., and ruled that Section 3 of the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.
The end of DOMA is a turning point for our movement, but there’s a long road ahead.
We’re still awaiting a ruling on the Perry case, which challenges California’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.
Stay tuned to www.hrc.org/SCOTUS for analysis on this decision and for more breaking news.
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