Thursday, May 31, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Federal Court declares Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional

The U.S. Court of Appeals in Boston today struck down as unconstitutional Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines a marriage as a union of people of opposite sexes. The plaintiffs claimed it was discriminatory because federal benefits were denied to same-sex couples married in Massachusetts.  The court agreed deciding that the Act unfairly denies equal benefits to legally married same-sex couples.

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