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Appeals Court Rules Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional

by Kymberly Bays, published

A federal appeals court in Boston struck down the Defense of Marriage Act today on the grounds that denying federal benefits to same-sex couples is unconstitutional.

The court was made up of a majority of conservative appointees.

Read more as the news and analysis comes in:

DOMA ruling: US gay marriage law unconstitutional, Boston court finds

Federal appeals court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act

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