Posts Tagged ‘DOMA’

Marriage License Applications Double After Legalization of Same-Sex Marriages

Since the Supreme Court struck a key part of the Defense of Marriage Act in June, the number of marriage license applications the D.C. Superior Court has received has doubled to more than 100 per day.
The court announced today that its Marriage Bureau would add a dedicated marriage license application center, additional staff, and a [...]

The Needle: Legalize Gay Edition

See Ya, DOMA: The Supreme Court struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act, thereby extending federal benefits to married same-sex couples. The scene outside the courthouse was celebratory, and presumably the scene at many bars tonight will be even more festive. Among the people who will be drinking especially hard: The journalists who [...]

Photos: Outside SCOTUS