Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA

By: Wednesday June 26, 2013 7:33 am

In a 5-4 decision the Supreme Court has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. Kennedy sided with the four liberals on the court. Most importantly, the majority found that DOMA is unconstitutional on equal protection grounds, which will give all married same sex couples equal treatment under federal law. Justice Kennedy writing [...]

Kennedy Seems Inclined Towards Striking Down DOMA

By: Wednesday March 27, 2013 11:12 am

Based on today’s Supreme Court oral arguments it appears that the Defense of Marriage (DOMA) Act may soon be history. While the oral arguments are not always a reliable indicator of the justices’ opinions, professional court watchers overwhelmingly feel the odds are very good that the Court will strike down the law. SCOTUSblog put the [...]

Obama Remix: Inspirational for Repeal of DOMA and CA’s Prop 8

By: Sunday November 16, 2008 7:03 pm

While Los Angeles radio DJ Paul V put this smashmix of Barack Obama’s speeches, techno, rap and world music together (along with a few choice lines from Gov GILF as a counterpoint) before the election, the words of our president-elect resonate strongly in light of California’s passage of Prop 8 and the passage of Propositions [...]