Marriage Law Violates Same-Sex Couple's Rights, Federal Court Says

A three-judge panel U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that a key section of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutionally bars the U.S. government from recognizing same-sex unions and improperly discriminates against gay men and lesbians who marry in states that allow gay weddings.
October 19, 2012

A three-judge panel U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that a key section of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutionally bars the U.S. government from recognizing same-sex unions and improperly discriminates against gay men and lesbians who marry in states that allow gay weddings.

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