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Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Gay Marriage Inequitiesi
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June 27, 2013 8:41 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court has made a major decision on gay marriage, marriages of same-sex couples. The justices ruled that legally married gay couples cannot be denied the benefits enjoyed by married heterosexuals. VOA’s Carolyn Presutti explains what this means for gay Americans.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Gay Marriage Inequities

Published June 27, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court has made a major decision on gay marriage, marriages of same-sex couples. The justices ruled that legally married gay couples cannot be denied the benefits enjoyed by married heterosexuals. VOA’s Carolyn Presutti explains what this means for gay Americans.


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