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Local Reaction to the Supreme Court Decisions
COLUMBUS (Kellie Hanna) Members of the gay community gathered at Union Cafe to watch the Supreme Court's decision about the federal
Defense of Marriage Act and the dismissal of California's Proposition 8.
About 30 people cheered and some cried at different times when the announcement was made.
The fact that gay marriage will soon begin again in California is giving gay rights advocates hope for what could happen in Ohio.
Supporters say this is a big win for the same sex movement all across the country.
Justin Converse, a gay marriage supporter, says "it's kind of been a slow process, but we're getting there. Hopefully within the near future, I'll be able to get married in my state and everyone can get married everywhere. That would be ideal because we do just deserve equal rights."