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Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act
A major milestone for gay rights has officially happened - the Supreme Court has struck down a federal law barring the recognition of same-sex marriage in a split decision, ruling that the law violates the rights of gays and lesbians.
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Supreme Court Hears First of Two Gay-Marriage Cases
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the case that is challenging the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage. It is the first of two gay-marriage-related cases the court will hear this week; on Wednesday it will hear a…