Friday, June 1, 2012

COA on DOMA

From the New York Times:

BOSTON (AP) — A battle over a federal law that defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman appears headed for the Supreme Court after an appeals court ruled Thursday that denying benefits to married gay couples is unconstitutional.

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Hat Tip: Naomi Cahn

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My hope is that the Supreme Court will accept cert and issue a ruling in this case. So often in the past, the Supreme Court has opted instead to 'punt' the ball with regard to these controversial cases.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyers | Jun 2, 2012 4:20:14 PM

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