DOMA & Prop 8 Ruling

Same-sex couple Sue Rochman (L) and Robin Romdalvik (R) stand with their son Maddox Rochman-Romdalvik as they await the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco.
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: Same-sex couple Sue Rochman (L) and Robin Romdalvik (R) stand with their son Maddox Rochman-Romdalvik as they await the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Same-sex couple Sue Rochman (L) and Robin Romdalvik (R) stand with their son Maddox Rochman-Romdalvik as they await the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco.
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: Same-sex couple Lori Bilella (C) and Renara Moreira (R) await results from the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a rally after hearing results from the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: Same-sex couple Jewelle Gomez (R) and Diane Sabin celebrate upon hearing the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a rally after hearing results from the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: Same-sex couple Sue Rochman (2R) and Robin Romdalvik (R) with their son Maddox Rochman-Romdalvik celebrate upon hearing the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: Gay rights supporters await the U.S. Supreme Court's decisions at City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court will rule on DOMA and California's Prop 8 as well. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: Same-sex couple Sue Rochman (L) and Robin Romdalvik celebrate upon hearing the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: A gay rights supporter waves a flag at City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court will rule on DOMA and California's Prop 8. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: A couple celebrates upon hearing the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down the Defense of Marriage Act at City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court ruled on DOMA, and will rule on California's Prop 8 as well. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: Supporters of same-sex marriage cheer as they learn results of the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: Same-sex couple Sue Rochman (C) and Robin Romdalvik (R) with their son Maddox Rochman-Romdalvik celebrate upon hearing the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: A couple celebrates upon hearing the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down the Defense of Marriage Act at City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court ruled on DOMA, and will rule on California's Prop 8 as well. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
A couple celebrates upon hearing the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: A couple celebrates upon hearing the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court struck down DOMA, and will rule on California's Prop 8 as well. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
A couple celebrates upon hearing the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: A gay rights supporter waves a flag at City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court will rule on DOMA and California's Prop 8. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: Phyllis Lyon (C), half of the first same-sex couple to be married in San Francisco's 2008 gay marriages, is escorted by California Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom (L) and San Francisco mayor Ed Lee during a rally after hearing results from the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. Lyon was widowed two months after she married Del Martin. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (C) looks on during a rally after hearing results from the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a rally after hearing results from the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, United States. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: Gay rights activists gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building, June 26, 2013 in Washington DC. Today the high court is expected to rule on California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: Gay rights activists gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building, June 26, 2013 in Washington DC. Today the high court is expected to rule on California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: Gay rights activist Vin Testa of DC, waves a flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building, June 26, 2013 in Washington DC. Today the high court is expected to rule on California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Gay rights supporter Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court building.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: Gay rights supporter Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court is expected to rule on the DOMA and Prop 8 gay marriage cases. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Gay rights supporter Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court building. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: Gay rights supporter Jay Norris, of New York City, holds a U.S. flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court is expected to rule on the DOMA and Prop 8 gay marriage cases. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: Plaintiff couples Sandy Stier (L) and Kris Perry (2nd L), and Paul Katami (R), and Jeff Zarillo (2nd R) arrive at the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court is expected to rule on the DOMA and Prop 8 gay marriage cases. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: Gay rights supporters Brian Sprague (L) and Charlie Ferrusi, from Albany, New York, hold a Human Rights flag outside U.S. Supreme Court building on June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court is expected to rule on the DOMA and Prop 8 gay marriage cases. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: Gay rights supporter Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court is expected to rule on the DOMA and Prop 8 gay marriage cases. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: Gay rights supporters Brian Sprague (L) and Charlie Ferrusi, from Albany, New York, hold a Human Rights flag outside U.S. Supreme Court building on June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court is expected to rule on the DOMA and Prop 8 gay marriage cases. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: Plaintiff couple Sandy Stier (C) and Kris Perry (L) arrive for their Proposition 8 case before the U.S. Supreme Court on June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court is expected to rule on the DOMA and Prop 8 gay marriage cases. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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