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Supreme Court Same Sex Marriage Ruling

Rick Snyder Says He Won't Take Gay Marriage Position

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) said Monday that he won't contest a court ruling on the legality of same-sex marriages in his state, and insisted he has...

Prop 8 Decision Allows Elected Officials To Veto Laws Passed by the People

John Matsusaka | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics
John Matsusaka

Supporters of democracy and the idea of lawmaking by the people -- wherever they stand on the issue of same-sex marriage -- should be troubled by the Supreme Court's decision Wednesday on California's Proposition 8.

WATCH: Major Prop 8 Player Proposes On Steps Of Courthouse

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

Try not to tear up. After the Supreme Court's landmark rulings on gay marriage Wednesday, Paul Katami proposed to his partner, Jeff Zarrillo, on th...

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...

WBC Hatemongers Freak After DOMA Ruling

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 06.26.2013 | Religion

As Americans across the country celebrated the Supreme Court's landmark decision to strike down parts of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and essent...

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...

Paul Blumenthal

The Effect Of The Gay Marriage Ruling That No One's Talking About

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's ruling overturning the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act will alter a host of ethics and campaign finance laws that apply...

Justices Rule On Gay Marriage Case

Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

By LISA LEFF, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO — A crowd at San Francisco City Hall applauded the news Wednesday that the U.S. Supreme Court ha...

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

Prop 8 Decision Made By Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Jan Diehm | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Proposition 8 was dismissed on standing by the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, and here's how the vote broke down. For information on the DOMA case, ...

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...

Obama Congratulates Prop 8 Plaintiffs

Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama called the plaintiffs and lawyers who brought Proposition 8 to the Supreme Court after the high court ruled on the case Wednesd...

Proposition 8: Supreme Court Rules On Gay Marriage Case

Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court decided that traditional marriage activists who put the anti-gay marriage measure Proposition 8 on California ballots...

Politicians React To Gay Marriage Rulings

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court ruled on two major gay marriage cases Wednesday, deciding the fate of California's Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act. ...

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 ...

Supreme Court Rules On Gay Marriage Case

Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court weighed in this morning on Proposition 8, California's gay marriage ban. HuffPost's Mike Sacks and Ryan Reilly report: By a 5-...

Hollingsworth v. Perry Ruling Made By Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court dismissed a case Wednesday regarding California's Proposition 8 gay marriage ban. Their decision makes same-sex marriage legal again...

Mike Sacks

Justices Rule On Gay Marriage Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday left for dead California's same-sex marriage ban, Proposition 8, but the question of gay and lesbian coup...