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Gay Marriage

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 25: Vin Testa, Ariel Prince and David Baker chant in support of marriage equality in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on June 25, 2013. The court has yet to rule on the Defense of Marriage Act. (Photo by Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Supreme Court strikes down DOMA

Yahoo News

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.