New York appeals court strikes down DOMA


Look it’s inevitable that the Supreme Court is going to rule in favor of Marriage Equality.

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The court determined that the federal law violates the Constitution's equal protection clause. A federal appeals court in Boston made a similar ruling in May, but the moves are considered largely symbolic as the issue is expected to be eventually decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

In February, the Obama administration ordered the Justice Department to stop defending the constitutionality of the law.

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Currently, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York and the District of Columbia issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

The Audacity of Hope is that Marriage Equality is Coming My Friends. It’s Inevitable.



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