83-Year-Old DOMA Plaintiff Edie Windsor Speaks Following Supreme Court Arguments: VIDEO


Plaintiff Edie Windsor spoke to the press today following Supreme Court arguments on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

Said Windsor:

"I am today an out lesbian who just sued the United States of America which is kind of overwhelming for me. When my beatuiful sparkly Thea died four years ago I was overcome with grief. Within a month I was hospitalized with a heart attack and that kind of common. It's usually looked at as broken heart syndrome. In the midst of my grief I realized that the federal government was treating us as strangers..."


Edie's remarks:

Question and answer:

Initial remarks from the legal team:

Posted March 27, 2013 at 1:42pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Julie Bindel