History was made this week when the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act- a federal law that defined marriage as between a man and a woman- and also cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California. Many of you had questions about the details of the rulings, and what they mean for same-sex couples across the country.
Heather Cutts asked: "My question is... In states that have a constitutional ban on gay marriage such as Florida, how will my rights be affected? I was legally married in Washington DC in 2011. While gay marriage may not be legally recognized in my state, will it federally be recognized?"
Russ Blaze tweeted: "Partner and I together for 30 years, live in Utah and not married. Can we get any of the Federal allowed pgms?"
Pauline Parrish wanted to know: "Does DOMA provide for the IRS to recognize same-sex marriage for tax filing purposes?"
And Chris Foshee wrote in on Facebook: "I think that a potentially good question wasRead More »from After the SCOTUS ruling, what’s next for same-sex marriage?