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New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, left, and Edie Windsor, plaintiff in United States v. Windsor, join members of the LGBT community and their supporters as they gather to celebrate two decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court, one to invalidate parts of the Defense of Marriage Act and another to uphold a lower court ruling that struck down California's controversial Proposition 8, during a rally in New York's Greenwich Village, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Supreme Court strikes down DOMA

Yahoo News
June 26, 2013

The Supreme Court handed down the decision on June 26, 2013 to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act which entitles legally married gay couples to claim the same federal benefits as do straight couples.

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