Historic Rulings: Supreme Court Rulings on Same Sex Marriage

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Historic Rulings: Supreme Court Rulings on Same Sex Marriage
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Wed, 06-26-2013 - 2:49pm

http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/26/politics/scotus-same-sex-main/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

"In addition to restoring same-sex marriage in California, the decisions will eventually allow same-sex couples in states where they're legally allowed to marry to apply for retirement, survivor and other benefits as married couples.

They'll also be able to benefit from hundreds of other federal programs that have been, until now, reserved for heterosexual married couples under the Defense of Marriage Act's definition of marriage as between a man and a woman."

This is huge! What are your feelings on this? Are you happy that at least we've gotten this far? It's a great step in a positive direction, so I'm happy for that.

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There wasn't any way they could vote otherwise according to the Constitution. It was too long in coming!