Supreme Court DOMA Decision Rules Federal Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
by Yesha Callahan 2 years ago
The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states, is unconstitutional, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday by a 5-4 vote. “The federal statute is invalid, for no legitimate purpose overcomes the purpose and effect to disparage...
Right Side Of History: The End Of DOMA, Prop 8
by Kirsten West Savali 2 years ago
The often discriminatory and myopic views of some evangelicals and the rallying cries for progress and equality from the LGBTQ community and their straight allies have led us to this pivotal point in our nation’s history. The Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of same-sex...
Will the White House Intervene on DOMA?
by Evette Dionne 2 years ago
The Defense of Marriage Act, which bans same-sex marriage in California, is scheduled to storm the Supreme Court in one month. Several news outlets are reporting that the Obama administration is mulling a possible submission to the court in opposition to the bill. Hollingsworth v....