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The news was mixed from the Supreme Court this week: While LGBTQ activists celebrated the fall of the Defense of Marriage Act, granting federal benefits to same-sex married couples, the loss of parts of the Voting Act raised concerns about voter disenfranchisement in some states. We asked Sam Marcosson, a law professor at the University of Louisville, to come shed some light on what the decisions mean.

Laura is the producer of Strange Fruit, a weekly talk show focusing on race and gender, and oversees WFPL's Curious Louisville project.