Edie Windsor http://wamc.org en Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage arguments http://wamc.org/post/supreme-court-hears-same-sex-marriage-arguments <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><strong>WAMC news intern Eric Krupke reports from Washington D.C. on the same-sex marriage debate taking place in the Supreme Court. </strong></p><p>Hundreds gathered on the steps of the Supreme Court to show their support for Edie Windsor, the plaintiff in a case challenging the federal government's Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA.</p><p>Nine states and the District of Columbia currently recognize same sex marriage, but DOMA prohibits same sex couples in these states from receiving certain benefits federal government grants to opposite sex married couples.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 12:13:33 +0000 Eric Krupke 60888 at http://wamc.org Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage arguments