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Reactions from My Twitter-Feed: SCOTUS Overturns DOMA

Posted on the 26 June 2013 by William Lindsey @wdlindsy

Today's DOMA ruling is a historic step forward for #MarriageEquality. #LoveIsLove
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 26, 2013

— AMERICAblog (@americablog) June 26, 2013

My moms have been together for over three decades and were married in NYC last year. Today, my country decided to recognize my family.
— Hunter Walker (@hunterw) June 26, 2013

People might read into the fact that Fox News is the only network taking commercial breaks this hour. Three so far.
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) June 26, 2013

Evan Wolfson points out that 38 states w/o marriage equality will probably face a lot of litigation from gay couples given DOMA dismissal.
— igorvolsky (@igorvolsky) June 26, 2013

Buh-bye Prop 8.
— Melissa Harris-Perry (@MHarrisPerry) June 26, 2013

Now's a good time to listen to the wonderful NPR profile of the woman who challenged DOMA, 83-year-old Edith Windsor
— Andy Donohue (@add) June 26, 2013

Pat Robertson is now talking about Kyrgyzstan... still no comment on DOMA
— Right Wing Watch (@RightWingWatch) June 26, 2013

“DOMA writes inequality into the entire United States Code” — Justice Kennedy, US v. Windsor
— Mark Jaquith (@markjaquith) June 26, 2013

elections matter. obama appointed sotomayor + kagan. clinton appointed ginsburg + breyer. this stuff matters.
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) June 26, 2013

Dear House Republicans, remind me, how many millions did you waste defending an unconstitutional law?
— Markos Moulitsas (@markos) June 26, 2013

SCOTUS shouldn't fuck with democratically created laws? Where's my time machine? I want today Scalia to have a chat with yesterday Scalia
— Stephen Spotswood (@playwrightsteve) June 26, 2013

P.S. No celebrating for me without remembering what happened yesterday. I stand with all my fellow citizens--notably, people of color and Latinos--whose right to vote has been assaulted and will now be assaulted strongly in state after state throughout the U.S. We all stand together or we all fall together.

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