Supreme Court rulings do and don’t show global sense

When it comes to civil rights, the U.S. Supreme Court seems to give with one hand what it takes away with the other.

Many celebrated yesterday’s decisions to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) that denied equal liberties to all couples, regardless of sexual orientation. In a parallel ruling, the high court rebuffed efforts to undo a lower-court ruling that same-sex marriage should be legal in California.

In both of these cases, the Supreme Court ruled that all people in the United States should enjoy equal rights and equal protection under the law, as provided in the U.S. Constitution.

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