Tag Archives: Defense of Marriage Act

Delaware becomes eleventh state to approve same-sex marriage

“Delaware became the eleventh state in the nation to legalize same-sex marriage Tuesday after the State Senate approved the measure and the state’s governor signed it into law.” “Opponents of same-sex marriage include some religious and socially conservative groups. Brian … Continue reading

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12-307 UNITED STATES V. WINDSOR (DOMA)

United States Supreme Court Wednesday, March 27, 2013: Oral Arguments 12-307 UNITED STATES V. WINDSOR (DOMA) DECISION BELOW: 833 F.Supp. 2d 394 QUESTION PRESENTED: Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) defines the term “marriage” for all purposes … Continue reading

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Prop 8 at the Supreme Court: what to expect at the November 30 conference

“Back on September 24, the Supreme Court held its first closed-door conference to determine which cases it will take up for full review, and among the cases were several challenges to Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, as … Continue reading

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Federal appeals court in New York rules that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional

“A U.S. appeals court in New York on Thursday ruled that a U.S. law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman unconstitutionally denies federal benefits to lawfully married same-sex couples.” Source: Reuters What?! I don’t like … Continue reading

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