Defense of Marriage Act
The D.C. Superior Court says it is adding a second marriage ceremony room and boosting marriage bureau staffing to accommodate an increase in applications believed to be the result of the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling.
The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on same-sex marriage has private employers around the country scrambling to make sure their employee benefit plans comply with the law.
President Barack Obama is applauding the Supreme court’s decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act. Obama says the court “has righted a wrong, and our country is better off for it.”
The crowds in front of the Supreme Court Wednesday were just as large as they were Tuesday. The difference is Wednesday, there were very few opponents of same-sex marriage.
Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer is speaking out on how his view of same-sex marriage has evolved.