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THOUSANDS CELEBRATE TOP COURT GAY MARRIAGE RULINGS – updated with video
Jun 27th, 2013 by Warren Swil

The decisions will

change millions of lives

– and the country

David Boies, left, and Ted Olson, take a bow on Wednesday evening in West Hollywood, Calif., after their victory in the United States Supreme Court. Thousands cheered the attorneys who worked five years to get the ban on gay marriage overturned. © SGE, Inc. All rights reserved.

THOUSANDS OF MEN AND WOMEN – and those in between – gathered in the streets of West Hollywood, California on Wednesday evening to celebrate way into the night.
The party (a coming out, of sorts) was pure joy.
In an historic decision, the United States Supreme Court on Wednesday reaffirmed the right of homosexuals to equal treatment under the law.
It was a long time coming.

VIDEO BELOW THE FOLD


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A BIG WEEK FOR BREAKING NEWS

POISED AND READY TO POUNCE
It’s going to be a big week for breaking news – and media professionals are gearing up.
Nelson Mandela is in critical condition in a Johannesburg hospital.
The United States Supreme Court is about to issue opinions that will have far-reaching consequences for American society.
An accused spy is in the midst of fleeing Russia …
Get all the details here.


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How the Supreme Court may rule on gay marriage

If Las Vegas bookies were taking bets, the smart money would wager that, on the two gay marriage cases before it, the U.S. Supreme Court will punt on Hollingsworth vs. Perry (the Proposition 8 case), leaving the decision of the Ninth Circuit in place and restoring same sex marriage rights in California. And, it will strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
It will do so by denying “standing” to the plaintiffs in Holligsworth, and declaring DOMA unconstitutional in a 5-4 decision, with Justice Kennedy concurring separately.
Decisions in both cases are expected in June.


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