Read The Rulings: Inside The Same-Sex Marriage Decisions

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, ruling that legally married same-sex couples are now entitled to the same federal benefits as married opposite-sex couples. They also weighed in on California's same-sex marriage ban. Read annotated versions of the rulings.

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