UPDATE 6/17/2013: On Monday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to release one or more opinions from its current term with the remaining opinions issued by the end of the month. The pending opinions include rulings on both Proposition 8 on March 26th (Hollingsworth v. Perry), and the Defense of Marriage Act (U.S. v. Windsor) on March 27th, 2013.
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Orange County supporters of same-sex marriage will hold a candlelight vigil today at the Ronald Reagan Federal Court House in Santa Ana to mark the first day the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments about marriage for same sex couples.
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Equality California Executive Director Geoff Kors issued the following statement hailing todayâ€™s historic ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Tauro striking down Section 3 of the discriminatory federal policy known as the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Under the ruling, the plaintiffs are entitled to the same federal spousal benefits and protections as every other married couple.
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The short version: Nothing new. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy See the speech here at C-Span The speech was a real Obama barn burner. It hit all the right notes. It was a…
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During the early years of Massachusetts’ decision to legalize gay marriage, we had a number of spirited debates on this blog with our conservative friends, notably Matt Cunningham and Â State Rep. Chuck DeVore. Â I’m still waiting for this rash of…
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Orange County Gay Couple, married last year in California has filed suit in federal court to have there marriage recognized in all states. By LINDA DEUTSCH â€“ LOS ANGELES (AP) â€” The U.S. Justice Department has moved to dismiss the…