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Study: $334 Million Economical Boost with Recent Marriage Rulings

Marriage equality will boost the economy, according to a new study by the Williams Institute.
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Research from the Williams Institute suggests an estimated 45,000 same-sex couples will likely marry in the next three years, generating $334 million. ...
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Utah Federal Judge Strikes Down Marriage Ban

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Friday a federal judge in Utah struck down the state’s marriage ban, saying that the law violates the U.S. Constitution’s guarantees of due process and equal protection. ...
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NM Becomes 17th State to Pass Marriage Equality

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The New Mexico Supreme Court Thursday ruled that denying same-sex couples the ability to marry violates the Equal Protection Clause of the New Mexico constitution. ...
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Guidance for Married Gay and Lesbian Federal Employees

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There are numerous benefits that are affected by the Supreme Court’s decision, and it is impossible to answer today every question that you may have. ...
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Obama’s Statement on the Supreme Court DOMA Ruling

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"I applaud the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act," Obama said. ...
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Seattle Response to SCOTUS DOMA-Prop 8 Rulings

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The rulings are expected on Monday, June 17 at 10 a.m. or on Thursday, June 20, at 10 a.m. ...
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Seattle Downtown DOMA Rally Draws Hundreds

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Hundreds descended on the US Federal Courthouse steps in Seattle Wednesday as the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) had its day at the US Supreme Court ...
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DOMA Deliberation: What Will the Justices Decide?

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All eyes were on the Supreme Court of the United States Tuesday and Wednesday as nine U.S. Supreme Court Justices heard oral arguments in two very public cases. ...
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