DOMA ruled unconstitutional

LGBT rights protest outside the US Supreme CourtBY The Huffington Post

The Supreme Court has struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act forbidding federal recognition of gay marriages for couples residing in states that recognize their union.

The court’s decision came by a ruling of 5-4.

The ruling is one of two major gay marriage rulings being considered by the High Court. The court is also ruling on Proposition 8, California’s anti-gay marriage law.

Read more at Huffington Post Gay Voices.

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