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Rep. Sanchez Issues Statement on Today’s Supreme Court Rulings

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SANCHEZ APPALUDS SCOTUS DECISION STRIKING DOWN DOMA WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez (CA-46) today released the following statement applauding the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down core components of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act. “The two Supreme Court rulings today on same-sex marriage are a significant step forward in allowing all couples…

A “Supreme” time to make some Decisions

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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.

Equality California Hails Historic Court Decision Striking Down Portion of DOMA

Equality California Executive Director Geoff Kors issued the following statement hailing today’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.

What Obama Actually Said Saturday Night

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 classic campaign speech. But he’s in office now and that changes what people expect to…