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Defense of Marriage Act Ruling

Ryan Rainey

What It Was Like Outside The Supreme Court, Waiting For LGBT Decisions

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Rainey | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vin Testa has a new nickname: "Flag Guy." The 25-year-old Washington resident -- a self-described "proud, out, gay man" -- became a f...

John Celock

What DOMA Decision Means For State Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

State lawmakers around the country who have been involved in the marriage-equality debate see Wednesday's Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marr...

Amanda Terkel

DOMA Decision Means Same-Sex Military Spouses Will Get Equal Benefits

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just hours after the Supreme Court declared the federal ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announc...

Howard Fineman

John Roberts Is Washington's Most Cold-Blooded Pol

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The shrewdest, most manipulative and radical politician in this city isn't the president or a member of Congress. He's the chief justice...

Clintons React To Supreme Court Ruling

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former President Bill Clinton is welcoming the Supreme Court decision striking down a provision of the Defense of Marriage Act, which h...

Jan Diehm

DOMA Decision Made By Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Jan Diehm | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court killed the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, and here's how the vote broke down. For information on the Court's less sweepi...

Crowd Erupts In Cheers Over Gay Marriage Ruling

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

By JESSICA GRESKO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Chanting "DOMA is Dead," supporters of same-sex marriage burst into cheers and some wept ope...

After Historic Gay Marriage Ruling, Haters Hate

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Anti-gay groups were immediately up in arms after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional. They argued th...

Supreme Court Rules On Gay Marriage Cases

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

By MARK SHERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a...

Amanda Terkel

The Best Justice Kennedy Quotes In The DOMA Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal government's refusal to recognize legal same-sex marriages has imposed a "stigma," enshrined a "separate status" into law an...

Supreme Court Rules On Edie Windsor Case

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Upon finding out the Supreme Court's ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act, plaintiff Edie Windsor couldn't contain her excitement. “I wanna go t...

LIVE UPDATES: Supreme Court Rules On DOMA

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court weighed in on two major gay marriage cases Wednesday -- Windsor v. U.S., challenging the Defense of Marriage Act, and Hollingsworth ...

Defense Of Marriage Act Ruling Made By Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, with its ruling in United States v. Windsor. In a 5-4 de...

Court's Defense Of Marriage Act Decision Comes Out

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court has struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act forbidding federal recognition of gay marriages for couples residing ...

Ryan J. Reilly

Supreme Court Rules DOMA Unconstitutional

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Defense of Marriage Act, the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states, is unco...

WATCH LIVE: Supreme Court Weighs In On Gay Marriage Cases

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court is weighing in on two major gay marriage cases Wednesday. The high court will release decisions on California's Proposition 8 and...

Gay Married Couples Looking To High Court For Next Step

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- Fresh from a favorable ruling by a federal appeals court, Dorene Bowe-Shulman can't wait for the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on whether s...

Defense Of Marriage Act Struck Down By U.S. Appeals Court

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

(Adds comments, background) By Terry Baynes May 31 (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Thursday found a law that den...