Signs of the Times: Gay Marriage and the Supreme Court
DOMA Ruled Unconstitutional
In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act of 1996 and ruled it as unconstitutional on June 26. The decision extends federal benefits to same-sex couples legally married in their states. The court also ruled out Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in California.
Click through to check out some of the signs made by impassioned supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage and read about gay marriage by the numbers. (Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)