Supreme Court Expands Gay Rights In 2 Major Rulings
By: Nina Totenberg
June 27, 2013
In one case, a divided court struck down a key section of the Defense of Marriage Act, enabling same-sex couples in states that allow gay marriage to qualify for federal benefits. The court also ruled that plaintiffs in a gay marriage case from California lacked standing — it carved the way for gay marriages to resume in California.
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