#union #iww #occupy #ows #p2 #p21 #tlot #tcot #TeaParty LGBT Working Families Celebrate: 'At Last, DOMA Is Overturned' http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Other-News/LGBT-Working-Families-Celebrate-At-Last-DOMA-Is-Overturned In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, paving the way for the federal recognition of same-sex marriages. In a separate 5-4 ruling, the court dismissed an appeal by opponents of marriage equality of a lower court decision that found California's Prop. 8 ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. The dismissal of the appeal means that same-sex couples in California can begin getting married again. Darren Phelps, executive director of Pride At Work, celebrated the decisions: "Yes! It is a historic day, at last DOMA is overturned. The California Prop. 8 case also went down, for lack of standing..."