by DENISE LAVOIE
AP Legal Affairs Writer
updated 17:42 - July 8th, 2010
BOSTON — "A U.S. judge in Boston has ruled that a federal gay marriage ban is unconstitutional because it interferes with the right of a state to define marriage.
U.S. District Judge Joseph Tauro on Thursday ruled in favor of gay couples' rights in two separate challenges to the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, known as DOMA."
As a choir sings the Hallelujah Chorus in the background!
Of course this will be challenged, but it's nice to see someone has a clue.