federal benefits

An advocate for same sex marriage rights runs from the Supreme Court waving an American flag following favorable rulings issued by the court June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled to strike down DOMA and determined the California's proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage was not properly before them, declining to overturn the lower court's striking down of the law. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Decisions Won’t Affect N.C. Law Now

As opponents and advocates of gay marriage put their best spin on two U.S. Supreme Court decisions Wednesday, a woman married to a female soldier at Fort Bragg rejoiced in the knowledge that she would now be able to share her spouse’s benefits, such as federal health insurance.



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