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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.

Prop 8 Trial Begins Today and will be on YouTube

UPDATE: The US Supreme Court has delayed the transmission of the Prop 8 trial video until Wednesday. The order allows the Supreme Court time to review and rule on the last minute appeal from Prop 8 proponents. There is no delay however in the trail itself. Today, Monday January 11th, a remarkable legal case opens in a San Francisco…