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Defense of Marriage Act

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

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.

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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 ...

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 ...

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

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H.R. 3396 (104<sup>th</sup>): Defense of Marriage Act. Introduced: May 7, 1996 104<sup>th</sup> Congress, 1995–1996. Status: Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 21, 1996.

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 ...

Gay Marriage Benefits - Defense of Marriage Act - Spousal Benefits ...

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Jul 12, 2010 ... Indeed, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), passed by Congress in 1996, defines marriage exclusively as “the legal union of a man and a ...

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 ...

Supreme Court DOMA Decision Rules Federal Same-Sex Marriage ...

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Jun 26, 2013 ... WASHINGTON -- The Defense of Marriage Act, the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the ...

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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  ...

Basic Facts About The Defense of Marriage Act - Family Research ...

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BASIC FACTS ABOUT THE DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT. Christopher Gacek. Before the Constitutional Convention in 1787, relations between the States ...

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 ...