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Five-year plan

After defeat of DOMA & Prop 8, gay rights groups outline what’s next

Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign. Credit: Matt Baume

Basking in the afterglow of defeating the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8, gay rights groups are planning the next steps to strike down laws in remaining States that prohibit same-sex unions. 

“Within five years, we will bring marriage equality to all 50 states,” says Chad Griffin, president of the American gay rights lobby group Human Rights Campaign.