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Defense of Marriage Act Before SCOTUS Wednesday

AbigailAdams4sure Wrote: Mar 27, 2013 12:07 PM
Proposition 8 would have stood, representing the people, were it not for the Ninth CIRCUS Court of Appeals. Who legislated from the bench and took the will of the people out of their hands. Will the High Court allow the will of the people to stand --- the issue was voted on twice over a ten year period--- or will they say that the the ninth Circus can overrule the will of the people?

Yesterday the Supreme Court Justices heard arguments about California's Prop 8, legislation legalizing gay marriage in California, which was voted down by California residents. As Guy wrote, it looks as though the Justices may dismiss that case all together. Meanwhile, the Justices will hear arguments on the Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday. DOMA defines marriage on a federal level as being between one man and one woman.

A section of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act says marriage may only be a relationship between a man and a woman for purposes of federal law, regardless of...

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