Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Obama DOJ Appeals Decision that DOMA Section 3 is Unconstitutional

UPDATE HERE

Recall the two decisions of United States District Judge Joseph Tauro holding section 3 of the Defense of Mariage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional: Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. HHS  and Gill v. Office of Personnel Management. 

The Obama Department of Justice has filed its notices of appeal to the First Circuit today.

DOMA Section3

RR


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