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Federal judge in New York latest to rule DOMA unconstitutional, unfairly discriminates

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
NEW YORK, NY -- U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Jones in Manhattan added herself to a growing list of federal judges across the nation on Wednesday by ruling that a key component of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unfairly discriminates against married same-sex couples by prohibiting them access to federal benefits available to married heterosexual couples. [ Read more → ]
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