Defense of Marriage Act Determined “Indefensible”

February 23, 2011, Washington DC – The law that bars federal recognition of same-sex marriages has been determined unconstitutional!  The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is indefensible, according to the U.S. Attorney General, Eric H. Holder, Jr.  Republicans will still attempt to defend DOMA in federal courts – but will they succeed?  Only time will tell.  That said, this is still a huge step to finally open the doors for full equality rights for lesbian and gay people across the U.S. 

Read more here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/24/us/24marriage.html

Human Rights Campaign:

http://www.hrc.org/

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