… and the DOMA goes down!

As of 10AM eastern, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. And there’s a party in Stonewall.

Here’s the ruling (pdf). Analysis is trickling in. Right now all the court watcher are agog at Scalia’s dissent, where he argues that this is extending judicial power too far. Apparently some of the principles set out in the VRA case had a lifespan of less than 24 hours.

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