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Newsweek Weirdly Ties Pope's Defense of Marriage to Supreme Court Case

Taylor Wofford spotlighted how Pope Francis "publicly affirmed his stance on so-called traditional marriage between men and women" in a Wednesday item for Newsweek. Wofford did his best to indicate that the pontiff was commenting about...Show More Summary

Ready To Give Up That Law License, Mr. Civil Disobedience?

A couple of days ago I wrote about the new theocratic Pledge of Solidarity in Defense of Marriage document signed by two probable Republican presidential candidates and a bunch of...

The Clinton Conundrum - NationalJournal.com

As president, Bill Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act, which authorized states to deny recognition to same-sex marriages performed in other states. As a presidential candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton launched her 2016 campaign...Show More Summary

Can Hillary Mix the Best of Bill and Barack?

Ron Brownstein: “As president, Bill Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act, which authorized states to deny recognition to same-sex marriages performed in other states. As a presidential candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton launched her 2016 campaign on Sunday with a [...]

Hillary Clinton’s Changing Views on Gay Marriage

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s views on same-sex marriage have evolved in the almost 20 years since her husband, Bill Clinton, then the president, signed the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act,

How Obergefell v. Hodges Could Change the Way You Do Your Taxes

For years, HRC has documented the struggles same-sex couples faced under the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

ACLU Belittles Believers as Wife Beaters

In Louisiana, the ACLU goes over the top concerning defense of marriage.

#ThrowbackThursday: Five Quotes from the 2013 Ruling United States v. Windsor

In a historic ruling in June of 2013, the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the discriminatory federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in their ruling on United States v. Windsor.

Psychological Association Delivers 'Snake Oil' Sociology In Latest Brief on Marriage

The American Psychological Association and the American Sociological Association submitted friend of the Court briefs in the Windsor case. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled portions of the federal Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. If the Windsor Court majority relied on those briefs, it was reliant on snake oil, not science.

Celebrate FMLA Justice

It has been almost two years since the U.S. Supreme Court overruled Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional. Until that time, certain entitlements of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) were only available to opposite-sex married couples. Show More Summary

Pat Robertson Gives Up On Gay Marriage

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"Marriage is between a man and a woman and they’ve now brought cases to the Supreme Court saying, well, the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional and so forth. So what should you do? You better get on your knees and pray and let the Lord take care of it because there isn’t a whole lot else you can do."

Puerto Rico abandons defense of marriage protection law

"This is a slap in the face to Puerto Rican society," lawmaker Maria Milagros Charbonier said.

From Edie to Jim – Love at the Supreme Court

“You did it, honey.” That is what Edie Windsor imagined her late spouse, Thea Spyer, would have said after their love story brought down the core of the federal Defense of Marriage Act in United States v. Windsor. Edie and Thea did do it. Show More Summary

8 Important Tax Tips for Same-Sex Couples

Getty Images By Daniel Cross While the political issue of same-sex marriage is still being debated, the federal ruling making the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional means that for tax purposes all marriages are equal. Even if you...Show More Summary

What to Do When 'I Do' Is Done

This article appears in the Winter 2015 issue of  The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here. I n the year and a half since the Supreme Court struck down a key section of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, federal and state courts...Show More Summary

Bill to Fully Repeal DOMA Finds Third Republican Supporter

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Three House Republicans have now signed on to the Respect for Marriage Act, a bill introduced again last month that would fully repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, HuffPost reports: Rep. Robert Dold (R-Ill.) on Monday became the third Republican...

Supreme Court Will Rule On Same-Sex Marriage Cases

The Supreme Court decided last Friday to take up the issue of same-sex marriage again, the Los Angeles Times reported today. Two years ago, the Supreme Court took up the issue and ruled that parts of the Defense of Marriage Act were unconstitutional. Show More Summary

Why the Supreme Court is Set to Make History on Gay Marriage

The writing's been on the wall since the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down in 2013

Eric Holder: Federal Government Will Back Same-Sex Marriage Plaintiffs At SCOTUS

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"After the Justice Department's decision not to defend the constitutionality of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, the Supreme Court sent a powerful message that Americans in same-sex marriages are entitled to equal protection and equal treatment under the law. Show More Summary

Report: State Department considering end to its domestic-partner benefits

The State Department is considering whether to end its domestic-partner benefits for agency employees in light of the 2013  Supreme Court decision that overturned a key portion of the Defense of Marriage Act, according to a prominent news outlet for the gay community. Show More Summary

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