The Supreme Court’s Big Summer

The Supreme Court had a very busy summer. Here are some of the most important (and controversial) cases they decided:

DOMA and Prop 8

In two rulings determined the same day, the Supreme Court ruled parts of the Defense of Marriage Act that denied federal recognition of same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional. They also upheld a lower court’s decision to overturn California’s Proposition 8, which outlawed gay marriage in the state.

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