TV News LIES

Wednesday, May 25th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Human Rights Historic decisions by SCOTUS: DOMA is unconstitutional! Parties cannot bring suit against Prop 8!

Historic decisions by SCOTUS: DOMA is unconstitutional! Parties cannot bring suit against Prop 8!

E-mail Print PDF

DOMAA landmark supreme court ruling has struck down a controversial federal law that discriminated against gay couples in the US, delivering a stunning victory to campaigners who have fought for years to overturn it.

The court also knocked back a separate appeal against same-sex marriage laws in California, restoring the right to gay marriage in the largest US state and nearly doubling the number of Americans living in states where gay marriage would be legal.

Together, the two Wednesday rulings mark the biggest advance in civil liberties for gay people in a generation, and come amid growing political and international recognition that same-sex couples deserve equal legal treatment.

The most significant legal breakthrough came in the decision led by Anthony Kennedy to rule that the Defense of Marriage Act (Doma) was unconstitutional because it deprived citizens of "equal liberty" before the law.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Greek police begin clearing 8,000 migrants from Idomeni refugee camp

Greek police begin emptying refugee campGreek police began clearing about 8,000 people from the Idomeni refugee camp Tuesday morning near the...

Afghan prisoner released from Guantanamo Bay after 14 years

Afghan prisoner eleased from GitmoThe Guantanamo Bay Periodic Review Board approved the release of an Afghan man 14 years after...

Judge Wants Government To Hand Over Names, Addresses Of Thousands Of Dreamers

Dreamers names in danger of exposureAbout 108,000 young undocumented immigrants received three-year protections and U.S. work permits in a several-month period...

Nigeria finds schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram

Nigerian girl foundOne of the 219 schoolgirls abducted in Chibok in northeast Nigeria has been found, the first...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!