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Human Rights Campaign Responds: Supreme Court Ruling Shows The "Two Americas" That Exist

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In one of the most important Supreme Court cases of the past decade, the members of the highest court in the land struck down the Defense of Marriage Act as well as rejecting an appeal on California's Prop 8 in a 5-4 decision. This will return the right for everyone in the Golden State to marry whoever they want!

While this news is Supreme-ly AH-mazing and a HUGE victory, let's not forget that there are pockets of the LGBT community in America who cannot fully participate in today's victory, and that progress in many states towards marriage equality is still at a standstill.

Chad Griffin, President of the Human Rights Campaign, puts some perspective on this landmark ruling:

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