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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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HAPPY SEQUESTER!!

Awe. Too bad it had to come to this. While the cuts to come stem from the Budget Control Act that was signed on July 31, 2011 and delayed two months by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 in … Continue reading

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Republicans Sign Brief in Support of Gay Marriage

Dozens of prominent Republicans — including top advisers to former President George W. Bush, four former governors and two members of Congress — have signed a legal brief arguing that gay people have a constitutional right to marry, a position … 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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