Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge To Defense Of Marriage Act

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear challenges to two high profile anti-gay laws, the federal Defense of Marriage Act and California’s voter-passed Proposition 8, which rolled back same same-sex marriage in America’s largest state. The high court will likely hear arguments in March and rule in June.

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    ... most of 1070. Then, in 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court overthrew a large ... ineffective power in defense of ... over the march of marriage ...
    07/23/2014 - 1:21 pm | View Link
  • U.S. appeals court says Oklahoma must allow gay marriage - Dallas Morning News
    Appeals court strikes down Oklahoma gay marriage ban - USA Today
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  • John Boehner’s Obamacare lawsuit isn’t really about Obamacare -
    Committee on Wednesday will hear from ... decades, the Supreme Court ... striking down part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the court ...
    07/16/2014 - 7:25 am | View Link
  • Boehner's Obamacare lawsuit isn't really about Obamacare - CBS News
    Committee on Wednesday will hear from ... decades, the Supreme Court ... striking down part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the court ...
    07/16/2014 - 6:28 am | View Link
  • What If Boehner Wins His Lawsuit Against Obama? - MSNBC Newsweek
    Poll: Obama, Republicans face broad disapproval over handling of ... - Washington Post
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  • Wonkblog: Wonkbook: Previewing a huge day of Supreme Court decisions
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  • Appeals court strikes down ban
    In a significant first, a U.S. appeals court has struck down a state ban on same-sex marriage, creating greater political and legal momentum for the Supreme Court to decide whether gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to wed.
    06/27/2014 - 7:55 pm | View Link
  • Herbert: Supreme Court challenge is not a sure thing
    Gov. Gary Herbert expressed uncertainty about whether Utah would prevail in its appeal of a court ruling overturning Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage, but said the case should move to the Supreme Court as quickly as possible and, if Utah loses, the state will honor gay marriages. “We can speculate and suppose what the outcome will be but we don’t know,” Herbert said during his monthly KUED news ...
    06/26/2014 - 2:29 pm | View Link
  • Same-Sex Marriage Held Legal Right in First Appeal Ruling
    Same-sex couples have a “fundamental” right to marry, the first U.S. appeals court to address the issue ruled, throwing out Utah’s ban on gay unions and setting the stage for possible U.S. Supreme Court review.
    06/26/2014 - 7:30 am | View Link
  • Utah's same-sex marriage ruling: What's next?
    Utah will take its same-sex marriage fight all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, Gov. Gary Herbert vowed Wednesday, steadfast in his belief in the right of states to define marriage. "People on all sides of the issue will want to get this to the Su...
    06/25/2014 - 8:06 pm | View Link
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  • Liveblog: US supreme court justices challenge Defense of Marriage Act
    Chris McGreal offers his wrap-up on what he saw inside the court this morning: The 1996 Defense ... So then expect to hear the usual, "well, gays are treated differently because they can't reproduce and children are the only point of marriage..."
    03/27/2013 - 9:29 am | View Link
  • Supreme Court Hearing Challenge to Defense of Marriage Act Today
    The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Wednesday for a case challenging the constitutionality of the part of the Defense ... only hearing a challenge to the second part of DOMA. Even though the federal government does not issue marriage licenses ...
    03/27/2013 - 2:00 am | View Link
  • Supreme Court to hear Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) case on Wednesday
    The rights of married same-sex couples will come under scrutiny at the US Supreme Court on Wednesday in ... a California law that outlawed gay marriage on Tuesday, they will take up a challenge to the legality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
    03/26/2013 - 11:44 pm | View Link
  • Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage cases in late March
    On March 26, the court will review a California ban on gay marriage, which voters narrowly approved in 2008. That case could give the court a chance to accept or reject a constitutional right to same-sex marriage ... it will hear a challenge to a central ...
    01/7/2013 - 6:14 am | View Link
  • Supreme Court to Hear 83-Year Old Widow’s Challenge to Defense of Marriage Act
    WASHINGTON – December 7, 2012 – The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to hear Edith “Edie” Windsor’s challenge to the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). After Windsor’s spouse Thea Spyer died of multiple sclerosis, Windsor ...
    12/7/2012 - 1:30 pm | View Link
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  • Defense of Marriage Act
    "DOMA" redirects here. For other uses, see Doma (disambiguation). For other uses of "Defense of Marriage Act", see Defense of marriage amendment.
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  • IRS Statement on the Supreme Court Decision on the Defense ...
    IRS Statement on the Supreme Court Decision on the Defense of Marriage Act. We are reviewing the important June 26 Supreme Court decision on the Defense of ...
    07/28/2014 - 9:01 am | View Website
  • High Profile Cases
    In certain high profile cases, the Supreme Court provides online access to some case documents to increase public access to court information.
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  • opinion
    Cite as: 570 U. S. ____ (2013) 1 Opinion of the Court . NOTICE: This opinion is subject to formal revision before publication in the preliminary print of the United ...
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