U.S. Supreme Court Rules Portion of Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional
BREAKING: The U.S. Supreme Court rules a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. Stirkes down DOMA. The court said the federal government cannot disparage marriages recognized by the states. It was a 5-4 decision. “DOMA singles out a class of persons deemed by a State entitled ot recognition and protection to enhance their own liberty.”Justice Kennedy: ‘DOMA writes inequality into the entire United States Code.’
This was cross-posted from The Hinterland Gazette.