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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.

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 ...

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 ...

H.R. 3396 (104th): Defense of Marriage Act -- GovTrack.us

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H.R. 3396 (104th): Defense of Marriage Act. This was a vote to pass H.R. 3396 ( 104th) in the House. Congress. 104<sup>th</sup> Congress. Date. Jul 12, 1996. Chamber.

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 ...

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 ...

The Supreme Court struck down part of DOMA. Here's what you ...

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Jun 26, 2013 ... The Supreme Court today struck down a key part of the Defense of Marriage Act, the 1996 law signed by President Clinton that defined ...

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

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Sep 21, 1996. H.R. 3396 (104th). To define and protect the institution of marriage. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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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 ...

Defense of Marriage Act

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An Act. To define and protect the institution of marriage. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of ... This Act may be cited as the ''Defense of Marriage Act''.

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 ...