Federal court rules against DOMA in same-sex government benefits case

By Eric Randall

May 31, 2012

A Federal Appeals court in Massachusetts ruled Thursday that the Defense of Marriage Act violates the Constitution by denying federal benefits to same-sex couples and though it's a narrow ruling, it's still a victory for same-sex marriage advocates as the case makes its way ever-closer to the Supreme Court.

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By Eric Randall

May 31, 2012

http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2012/05/federal-court-rules-against-doma-same-sex-government-benefits-case/56011/