The U.S. Supreme Court has just dealt a pair of blows to the fight to defend the reality of marriage as being between a man and a woman.
There will be time for analysis later.
For now, let’s try to understand the basic facts of what just happened.
Here are 12 things you need to know.
1. What just happened at the U.S. Supreme Court?
The court issued two decisions regarding homosexual “marriage.”
The first involved the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
The second involved California’s Prop 8.
2. What is DOMA?
The Defense of Marriage Act is a law passed in 1996 by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by Bill Clinton.
Among other things, DOMA prevented the...READ MORE