DOMA is unconstitutional, Prop 8 is struck down
Today the US Supreme Court ruled the so-called Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional and struck down California’s Proposition 8. These are enormous victories and a joyous day for loving couples and their families, and for equal justice under the law. Today the Supreme Court affirmed that all loving and committed couples who marry deserve equal legal respect and treatment.
PLAN immigration organizer Astrid Silva was in Washington, DC to celebrate the Supreme Court’s decision
These decisions have added momentum for marriage, and PLAN will continue to lead the fight for Marriage Equality in Nevada by seeing to it that Senate Joint Resolution 13 is successful. The Nevada Legislature must approve the Resolution again in 2015 because it makes it to the ballot in November of 2016.
This is an incredible chance to move marriage forward for the Silver State. Thousands of families are depending on us.