Obama administration urges justices to overturn anti-gay marriage law




 
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Obama administration urges justices to overturn anti-gay marriage law
 
February 23rd, 2013  
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Obama administration urges justices to overturn anti-gay marriage law
The Obama administration outlined its argument on Friday why the U.S. Supreme Court should strike down a federal law that defines marriage as between a man and woman. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli filed a brief with the court saying that section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional, expanding on the administration's approach to the controversial 1996 law, which it has formally opposed since February 2011. Section 3 defines marriage under federal law as being between a man and a woman. ...




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