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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement On Supreme Court Striking Down DOMA

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional:

“With this ruling, equality prevails.  Today’s Supreme Court decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional is a victory in the fight for equal rights for LGBT and all Americans. The Supreme Court’s decision confirms the right of all Americans to be treated equally, and that our government should not and cannot codify discrimination toward any of its citizens.  We have much to celebrate today.  But we know that the work still continues, and that we will not cease our efforts until all Americans truly enjoy the freedoms our Constitution guarantees. Equality is not an aspiration, it's a destination we will reach together. Though there is more to do, today’s decision is an historic victory in the march for progress, and we should all celebrate what it means for our nation and its citizens.”