DOMA falls, but the fight continues

This week the US Supreme Court repealed the Defence of Marriage Act, giving federal rights and benefits to all legally married same-sex couples in America. In a separate ruling the court also dismissed Prop 8, paving the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California. While this represents a landmark victory for the gay rights movement, their fight for equality...
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This week the US Supreme Court repealed the Defence of Marriage Act, giving federal rights and benefits to all legally married same-sex couples in America. In a separate ruling the court also dismissed Prop 8, paving the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California. While this represents a landmark victory for the gay rights movement, their fight for equality is far from over. Joining Brent are Christopher Plante, from the National Organization for Marriage, and long-time gay rights activist and the founder of Freedom to Marry, Evan Wolfson

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