Justices Rule On 2 Gay Marriage-Related Cases

Jun 27, 2013
Originally published on June 27, 2013 4:06 am

In one case, a divided court struck down a key section of the Defense of Marriage Act, enabling same-sex couples in states that allow gay marriage to qualify for federal benefits. The court also ruled that plaintiffs in a gay marriage case from California lacked standing — it carved the way for gay marriages to resume in California.