Let Me Start: Where marriage equality goes from here

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Gay rights supporters gather outside the Supreme Court just before it ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which prevents the federal government...
Gay rights supporters gather outside the Supreme Court just before it ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which prevents the federal government...
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The New York Times looks at what yesterday’s landmark Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage mean for gay couples. And the Times reports on how both sides of the marriage equality debate are taking the fight to more states. But how will the issue of marriage equality play in the 2014 midterms? Will Republicans – fearful of primary challengers on the right – push the GOP further against marriage equality? One thing is for certain: Democrats – as well as voters who are increasingly supportive of gay rights – will be listening.

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Let Me Start: Where marriage equality goes from here

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