"The Morning Pride: June 27, 2013"
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- It will not be until the end of July that same-sex marriage comes back to California because the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has a waiting period after the Supreme Court decision before it can lift its stay on Judge Vaughan Walker’s injunction against Proposition 8.
- Lawmakers have reintroduced the Respect for Marriage Act to permanently remove DOMA from the lawbooks.
- Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA) told Tony Perkins Wednesday that he believes same-sex families are less stable for children, and thus marriage equality will increase “the cost of our social service welfare programs.”
- Scotland has introduced its marriage equality bill.
- The Upper House of Australia’s island state of Tasmania has advanced a bill allowing same-sex adoption.
- DOMA plaintiff Edie Windsor told BuzzFeed that her victory “just feels glorious.” Watch her powerful statement after Wednesday’s decision was issued: