Biggest Shift in Civil Rights History?

According to Time magazine, The Supreme Court marked its last day of work this session by facilitating one of the 'fastest civil rights shifts in the nation's history'. From Time:

"Seventeen years after a Democratic President signed a federal law defining marriage as between a man and a woman, the U.S. Supreme Court struck it down on Wednesday, capping one of the fastest civil rights shifts in the nation’s history.
In a landmark 5-4 decision, the Justices ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), passed by bipartisan majorities and signed by President Bill Clinton, is an unconstitutional violation of the Fifth Amendment."

Heady stuff...and more to follow on this page...

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