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Defense of Marriage Act

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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  ...

Obama Shifts Course on Defense of Marriage Act - NYTimes.com

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Feb 23, 2011 ... WASHINGTON — President Obama, in a striking legal and political shift, has determined that the Defense of Marriage Act — the 1996 law that ...

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 ...

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

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Jun 26, 2013 ... The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, in a major victory for supporters of same-sex ...

Hillary Clinton's claim that DOMA had to be enacted to stop an anti ...

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Oct 28, 2015 ... “On Defense of Marriage [Act], I think what my husband believed — and there was certainly evidence to support it — is that there was enough ...

Defense Of Marriage Act (DOMA) News / LGBTQ Nation

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The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), is a U.S. federal law that allowed states to refuse to recognize same-sex marriages performed under the laws of other ...

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 (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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Defense of Marriage Act | Democracy Now!

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Defense of Marriage Act. Supremecourtjustices 2012 032620121. Breaking: Court Strikes Down DOMA; Dismisses Prop. 8 Appeal, Allowing for Gay Marriage in ...

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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) is a United States ...