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How will the DOMA and Prop 8 rulings impact you? / ¿Cómo cree que las resoluciones afectarán usted? / 你認為最高法院的決定對你有什麼影響?

In a historic vote Wednesday the Supreme Court took down a section of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) that denied legally married same-sex couples federal benefits like Social Security and veterans' benefits. The court also ruled that the case in support of Proposition 8 had no legal standing, indirectly legalizing gay marriage in California by upholding a decision by a lower court that struck down the state amendment. Many have criticized the Supreme Court, however, arguing that it evaded the bigger issue of gay marriage by dismissing the Prop 8 case. Alhambra Source wants to know what you think. 

En una histórica votación el miércoles, la Corte Suprema derribó una sección de la Ley de Defensa del Matrimonio (DOMA), que negó las parejas del mismo sexo los beneficios federales como la Seguridad Social y beneficios para veteranos. El tribunal también dictaminó que el caso a favor de la Proposición 8 no tenía personalidad jurídica, legalizando indirectamente el matrimonio gay en California por la defensa de la decisión de un tribunal inferior que anuló la ley. Muchos han criticado a la Corte Suprema, sin embargo, con el argumento de que evadió el problema mayor del matrimonio gay al desestimar el caso. Alhambra Source quiere saber lo que piensas.


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