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Defense of Marriage Act - Wikipedia

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The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was a United States federal law that, prior to being ruled unconstitutional, defined marriage for federal purposes as the ...

Frequently Asked Questions: Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) - glaad

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Answers to the most commonly asked questions about the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act," what it does, and what the legal challenges to it are.

Defense of Marriage Act

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This Act may be cited as the ''Defense of Marriage Act''. SEC. 2. POWERS RESERVED TO THE STATES. (a) IN GENERAL.—Chapter 115 of title 28, United  ...

Supreme Court strikes down key part of Defense of Marriage Act ...

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Jun 26, 2013 ... But in striking down a key part of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the court declared that gay couples married in states where it is ...

Defense of Marriage Act (1996; 104th Congress H.R. 3396 ...

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The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) (Pub.L. 104–199, 110 Stat. 2419, enacted September 21, 1996, 1 U.S.C. § 7 and 28 U.S.C. § 1738C) was a United States ...

Court Overturns DOMA, Sidesteps Broad Gay Marriage Ruling : The ...

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Jun 26, 2013 ... The Supreme Court issued rulings on two highly-anticipated cases on gay marriage today. By 5-4, it ruled the federal Defense of Marriage Act, ...

Defense of Marriage Act of 1996 legal definition of Defense of ...

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Defense of Marriage Act of 1996. The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) (Pub. L. 104-199, Sept. 21, 1996, 110 Stat. 2419) is a federal law that denies federal ...

Text of H.R. 3396 (104th): Defense of Marriage Act (Reported by ...

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Text of H.R. 3396 (104th): Defense of Marriage Act as of Jul 9, 1996 (Reported by House Committee version). H.R. 3396 (104th): Defense of Marriage Act.

Bill Clinton's Decision, and Regret, on Defense of Marriage Act - The ...

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Mar 25, 2013 ... Bill Clinton's journey from signing the Defense of Marriage Act to repudiating it mirrors larger changes in society as same-sex marriage has ...

Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) | Wex Legal Dictionary ...

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So-called Defense of Marriage laws define marriage as a relationship between one man and one woman, for the purpose of excluding same-sex couples from ...

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Supreme Court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act, paves way for ...

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Jun 26, 2013 ... In a 5-4 ruling, the United States Supreme Court justices strike down the Defense of Marriage Act, saying it is unconstitutional. NBC's Pete ...

H.R.3396 - 104th Congress (1995-1996): Defense of Marriage Act ...

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Shown Here: Introduced in House (05/07/1996). Defense of Marriage Act - Amends the Federal judicial code to provide that no State, territory, or possession of ...

The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and the Call for a ... - Family Law

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The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is a law that, among other things, prohibited married same-sex couples from collecting federal benefits. It was overruled on ...