Defense of Marriage Act

Defense of Marriage Act

Human Rights Campaign Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

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Politics
HRC has announced its endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President. Clinton also has a long record as a champion for LGBT rights both in the U.S. and, notably, around the globe. ...
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Same-Sex Widow Sues FedEx for Survivor Benefits, Federal Court Will Hear Case

National
FedEx refuses to provide the benefits because its pension plan incorporates DOMA, even though that law was struck down as unconstitutional in United States v. Windsor. ...
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Murray, 118 Colleagues Urge SSA to Stop Penalizing LGBT Couples 

Politics
U.S. Senator Patty Murray and 118 congressional colleagues sent a letter to make sure the Social Security Administration is treating all marriages equally. ...
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Federal Court Orders Alabama Marriage Equality Statewide

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A federal district court ordered that all Alabama probate judges comply with the U.S. Constitution and may not refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples. ...
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Modern Military Families Honored at AMPA National Gala

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The event is expected to draw 400 LGBT service members, spouses, veterans, and allies. Sponsored by nearly every major military family support organization. ...
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Navy Vet Madelynn Lee Taylor to Receive NCLR Award

(L to R): Nicole LeFavour, Gretchen Bates, Donna Vasquez, and Madelynn Lee Taylor.
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Idaho Navy veteran Madelynn “Lee” Taylor will be honored with the Courage Award for standing up to discriminatory laws banning marriage equality. ...
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Bonauto, Hallward-Driemeier Will Argue Supreme Court Marriage Cases

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Mary L. Bonauto and Doug Hallward-Driemeier will represent the plaintiffs at the cases’ scheduled April 28 arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court. ...
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Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act Reintroduced

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A bipartisan group of colleagues reintroduced the Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act to ensure all military families have equal access to benefits. ...
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Murray, Baldwin, Kind Introduce Social Security and Marriage Equality Act of 2015

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The Social Security and Marriage Equality Act ensures same-sex spouses receive equal treatment under the Social Security Act, regardless of where they live. ...
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Bipartisan Amicus Brief Submited for National Marriage

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A total of 44 members of the Senate and 167 Members of the House of Representatives signed on to the brief. ...
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