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Daily Archives: June 26th, 2013

A HUGE morning for mariage equality: DOMA is unconstitutional, Proposition 8 is history

Excerpt: Pro­gres­sives have a lot to cel­e­brate this morn­ing. In a pair of much-antic­i­pat­ed deci­sions, the Unit­ed States Supreme Court struck down a key pro­vi­sion of the so-called “Defense of Mar­riage Act” and let stand a low­er court deci­sion inval­i­dat­ing Cal­i­for­ni­a’s Propo­si­tion 8, a 2008 attempt to amend Cal­i­for­ni­a’s Con­sti­tu­tion to out­law civ­il mar­riages by same-sex […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Litigation
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