Bankruptcy court rules against gay-marriage ban

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jun 15, 2011 9:10 AM
Bankruptcy court rules against gay-marriage ban
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gene Balas and Carlos Morales were facing health problems and crushing financial pressures plaguing many U.S. households when they decided to file bankruptcy as a married couple.

The Obama administration said they couldn’t, citing the Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits federal recognition of same-sex marriages.