Update: Gov. Jerry Brown just made it official:
Update: The SCOTUS decisions have effectively removed the obstacle of gay marriage in the immigration bill. No wonder John Boehner was so upset. As one of our friends said this morning ” there really are no words” for this historic event.
After the Affirmative action “horribliness” yesterday, SCOTUS did something right today!
This is Gay Pride Week in San Francisco and the city is really going to have something to celebrate.
[..The Supreme Court decision appears to pave the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California by leaving intact the initial district court ruling against Prop. 8. More legal maneuvering on that issue is likely, though, since some counties in the Golden State weren’t covered by that initial case, and may choose to ignore the ruling.
The DOMA decision is likely to have the most immediate impact, awarding all couples legally married in the states that permit same-sex marriage hundreds of employment, tax and other benefits that had been denied to them under federal law…]