Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court issued rulings on same-sex marriage earlier in the day. The Court invalidated a provision of the federal… read more

The U.S. Supreme Court issued rulings on same-sex marriage earlier in the day. The Court invalidated a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) that denied benefits to legally married gay couples.*Also, the Supreme Court cleared the way to resume same-sex marriages in California by denying standing to the defenders of Proposition 8.*

The sights and sounds of the crowd gathered earlier in the day outside the Supreme Court building to hear the rulings were shown and then live scenes as the crowd dispersed. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jun 26, 2013

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  • Jun 26, 2013 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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