Members of the media and pundits took to Twitter immediately following the Supreme Court’s rulings on Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, following the overturn of DOMA as well as teasing out the new details of state versus federal recognition of gay marriage. Here’s how it played:
- — David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod)Wed, Jun 26 2013 14:10:23Getting SCOTUS whiplash: Yesterday, devastating setback for voting rights. Today, big step forward on same-sex marriage.
- — Russell Schaffer (@RussOnPolitics)Wed, Jun 26 2013 14:53:59
- — Christopher Hayes (@chrislhayes)Wed, Jun 26 2013 14:56:30This President did a truly noble, gutsy thing when he declined to defend DOMA. It was definitely *not* the path of least resistance.
- — Ana Navarro (@ananavarro)Wed, Jun 26 2013 14:12:14To my many gay friends. Today SCOTUS said what we already knew, you deserve the same rights, recognition & dignity as all other Americans.
- — Josh Greenman (@joshgreenman)Wed, Jun 26 2013 14:26:07You get married in New York, go back to live in Oklahoma. You file federal returns as married...and state tax returns as unmarried. For now.
- — Ryan Lizza (@RyanLizza)Wed, Jun 26 2013 14:41:39DOMA ruling has direct impact on immigration. Married same-sex couples can now sponsor foreign partners. No need for Leahy amendment, right?