Andy

May 31, 2012

Appeals court: Denying federal benefits to same-sex couples is unconstitutional

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Appeals court: Denying federal benefits to same-sex couples is unconstitutional

A federal appeals court has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act- a law that denies a host of federal benefits to same-sex married couples- is unconstitutional. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston ruled Thursday that the act known as DoMA- which defines marria …