Edith Windsor, the plaintiff in the historic gay marriage case that was before the U.S. Supreme Court, reacts during a news conference at the LGBT Center, in New York, Wednesday, June 2

 

              Edith Windsor, the plaintiff in the historic gay marriage case that was before the U.S. Supreme Court, reacts during a news conference at the LGBT Center, in New York, Wednesday, June 2
Edith Windsor, the plaintiff in the historic gay marriage case that was before the U.S. Supreme Court, reacts during a news conference at the LGBT Center, in New York, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. In a major victory for gay rights, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)