Tag Archives The United States Supreme Court

‘Sesame Street’s Bert & Ernie Celebrate Marriage Equality On The Cover Of ‘The New Yorker’

by

In the wake of the historic Supreme Court rulings this week that struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional and invalidated California's Proposition 8, which further expanded same-sex marriage rights in this country, a great many people have been celebrating the advancement of marriage equality here in the US. President Obama ...

The US Supreme Court Rules That Same-Sex Marriage Will Return To California, Prop 8 Is DEAD

by

YES!! The US Supreme Court has ruled that they have DISMISSED the Proposition 8 case Hollingsworth v. Perry on standing ... which means the Court has decided it cannot issue a ruling in the case because the plaintiffs (the people who want to ban same-sex marriage in California) have no legal right to argue ...

The US Supreme Court Rules That The US Federal Defense Of Marriage Act Is UNCONSTITUTIONAL

by

The US Supreme Court has just issued its ruling regarding the Defense of Marriage Act (which defines marriage as between a man and a woman, which denies the federal benefits of marriage to same-sex married couples) here in the US. The Court has STRUCK DOWN DOMA AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL! Read below for more details, ...

The US Supreme Court Takes Up Marriage Equality, Oral Arguments Begin Today [UPDATE: Audio Of Today’s Arguments Has Been Released]

by

The fight for marriage equality has, thus far, been fought in individual States here in the US but today the push for equal treatment for all advances to the US Supreme Court, the highest court in the land. Arguments begin today in the case against Proposition 8 here in California, the ballot initiative that ...