In court documents, Windsor said she told Spyer, "'If it still feels this goofy joyous, I'd like us to spend the rest of our lives together. Page not found. Affirming two lower court rulings, the Supreme Court, in the United States v.
It was just so far away. It was, Windsor later said in court documents, "just one of many ways in which Thea and I had to mold our lives to make our relationship invisible. You could feel the political, cultural shift.
Windsor had originally gone to court simply to obtain a tax refund. God Bless you Edie Windsor Weddings. Love took Edith Windsor to the marriage altar.
Your strength and fortitude did what most only dream of doing. May you who has given peace to so many now find your own. Anthony Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, called Windsor "one of this country's great civil rights pioneers.
Windsor with his congratulations. Spyer came into her life in , and they became a couple two years later. Ultimately, the opinion in Windsor's case became the basis for a wave of federal court rulings that struck down state marriage bans and led to a Supreme Court ruling giving same-sex couples the right to marry from coast to coast.