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President Obama announces the Department of Justice will no longer defend DOMA
February 23, 2011

A full repeal of the odious Defense of Marriage Act will take some serious lifting, but President Obama takes a step in the right direction by announcing that the DOJ won’t defend the statute in court. Almost equally important, a statement by Attorney General Eric Holder reveals Obama has concluded DOMA is “unconstitutional.” We better get our wedding dress out of storage!

 

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