DOMA

Statement on Supreme Court Marriage Decisions, 6/26/13

June 26, 2013

CONCORD- Today the Supreme Court in a 5-4 vote determined that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional under the 5th Amendment which contains a prohibition to deny a person equal protection under the law. The Defense of Marriage Act was also struck down on federalism grounds.  This decision would not invalidate any of […]

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