These are excerpts from the majority and dissenting opinions handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court in its 5-4 rulings Wednesday striking down part of the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA.
Excerpts from Supreme Court decision on Defense of Marriage Act
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