"When Thea and I met nearly 50 years ago, we never could have dreamed that the story of our life together would be before the Supreme Court as an example of why gay married couples should be treated equally, and not like second-class citizens. While Thea is no longer alive, I know how proud she would have been to see this day. The truth is, I never expected any less from my country." - DOMA litigant Edith Windsor
, 83, responding to yesterday's decision by the Supreme Court.
Labels: DOMA, Edith Windsor, LGBT rights, SCOTUS