Tag Archive | Defense of Marriage Act

US Supreme Court Removes Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

US Supreme Court Removes Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

In what will be marked as an incredibly historic day for LGBT rights, the US Supreme Court has approved same-sex marriage at a federal level by voting against Prop 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act. The decisions made in the Supreme Court earlier today mean that same-sex marriages are legal once again in California, […]

US Polls Show Majority Now in Favour of Marriage Equality

According to various polls recently, it appears that the majority of Americans now support both marriage equality, and extending federal benefits to gay spouses. For instance, the Washington Post (Wednesday 12th) reported that a Post-ABC survey found that this support varies along partisan and generational lines, with 79 percent of 18 to 29 year-olds saying […]