In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 26, 2013 that the legal marriages of same-sex couples must be given equal status under federal law.
"This backward step is a deeply disappointing delay on the road to equality, and a vote that is on the wrong side of history."
The Defense of Marriage Act bars federal recognition of same-sex marriage,
Rabbi Saperstein: "We oppose DOMA because of our unequivocal support for equal rights for all people, including the right to a civil marriage license, reflecting our understanding that the stamp of the Divine is present in each and every human being."
According to the National Coalition for the Homeless, 20% of homeless youth are LGBT (even though only 10% of the e