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Sarbanes Statement on the Supreme Court's DOMA & Prop 8 Decisions


Location: Washington, DC

U.S. Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today issued the following statement after the Supreme Court announced its decisions regarding the validity of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California's Proposition 8:

"I am heartened by the Supreme Court's decisions today regarding marriage equality and the access of same-sex couples to federal benefits. They represent a meaningful shift toward eliminating discrimination against gays and lesbians, but there is more work to be done. We must move forward together with a spirit of tolerance to ensure all Americans have the rights they deserve."

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