Nov 21

To have and to hold; to enforce, but not defend … the partisan clash over the Defense of Marriage Act



Posted 2 years, 5 months ago.

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DOMA stands a good chance of stirring the 2012 presidential election campaign.



Jun 27

After New York: where same-sex marriage is headed



Posted 2 years, 9 months ago.

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With New York’s legalization of same-sex marriage last Friday, much still depends upon what happens in the largest state — California. There the U.S. Constitution will be the decision maker.



Feb 16

Is the Defense of Marriage Act constitutional?



Posted 3 years, 2 months ago.

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What does the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment mean, and should it be interpreted to protect gays and lesbians from discrimination, as it protects African-Americans, ethnic minorities and women?