Same-Sex Marriage

Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA, Restores District Court Ruling on Prop 8

Jun 26, 2013

BOSTON – Today the Supreme Court struck down section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), ending the federal government's discrimination against legally married same-sex couples, and restored the federal District Court ruling striking down California’s Proposition 8, which defined marriage in California as a union between a man and a woman.

Marriage Equality Works for Massachusetts

Marriage Equality Works

Five years after Massachusetts began granting civil marriage licenses to same-sex couples, the vast majority of people in Massachusetts feel that marriage equality has benefited not only couples and families, but society as a whole.

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