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Wed June 26, 2013

Colorado’s LGBT Community Celebrates Supreme Court Rulings, Discusses Impact

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Wed June 26, 2013
The Two-Way

Justice Kennedy At Center Of Gay Rights Decisions For A Decade

Originally published on Wed June 26, 2013 2:06 pm

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has now written two landmark gay rights decisions.
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Wed June 26, 2013


Wed June 26, 2013
The Two-Way

After DOMA: What's Next For Gay Married Couples

Originally published on Wed June 26, 2013 1:47 pm

Edith Windsor is mobbed by journalists and supporters as she leaves the Supreme Court on March 27, when the court heard oral arguments in the case that challenged the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.
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The Supreme Court's 5-4 decision Wednesday to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act is a monumental victory for advocates of same-sex marriage.

But what happens now that the 1996 federal law that confines marriage to a man and a woman has been declared unconstitutional?

Will federal benefits flow only to same-sex married couples living in states that recognize their unions?

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Wed June 26, 2013

The Supreme Court's Landmark Decision On Same-Sex Marriage

David Greene speaks with NPR's Nina Totenberg about the Supreme Court's landmark decision granting federal benefits to married same-sex couples.