American Immigration Council Applauds DOMA Decision

Washington D.C. June 26, 2013 – Today, the Supreme Court unequivocally affirmed that there is no legitimate reason for the federal government to discriminate against married couples on account of their sexual orientation.  The Justices struck down section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines marriage as between a man and a... Read more »

Supreme Court on DOMA: Are they really going to rule?

It was recently reported that we are going to hear results this Friday regarding Prop 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act appeals filed with the Supremes (that’s what many lawyers call the Supreme Court – it’s somewhat comical because I always think of the singing group when people say that). Every time I check... Read more »

DOMA: Supreme Court has yet to hear cases on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act

Prop 8 (California)[i] is the the subject of one of 10 cases presented for review by the US Supreme Court. This morning the Justices added orders from their Friday 11/30/2012 conference and the orders did not list any of the DOMA cases. Challenges to the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act follow the Obama... Read more »