Nationwide Right To Marriage For Same-Sex Couples, Supreme Court Holds


Todd Solomon contrasted the benefits impact of the Supreme Court’s Windsor and Obergefell decisions regarding same-sex marriage rights. “The (Obergefell) decision means that there is no more distinction between same-sex spousal benefits and opposite-sex spousal benefits,” Mr. Solomon noted. “For example, health benefits for same-sex spouses formerly had to be taxed at the federal (pre- Windsor) and sometimes state level. Now they do not.”