Posts tagged "Supreme Court"

10 Beyoncé GIFs That Describe My Feelings About the Supreme Court’s Rulings Today

This morning, the Supreme Court issued its rulings on the cases of United States v. Windsor and Hollingworth v. Perry. The first challenged the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act and the second challenged the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8. Basically, it was a high stakes day for the LGBTQ community. To work through my mixed feeling…

By: Robert Kessler / June 26, 2013

Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA; Punts on California’s Prop 8

The Supreme Court has finally announced its long-awaited decision on the case of United States v. Windsor which challenged the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act. In a 5-4 decision written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, the court ruled that DOMA is unconstitutional, on the grounds that the law which prevents the federal government from recognizing same-sex…

By: Robert Kessler / June 26, 2013