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Video: Next Steps for Prop. 8/DOMA Cases and More News
It’s official: The Supreme Court will hear AFER’ Prop. 8 case and a constitutional challenge to the DOMA brought by the ACLU. Meanwhile, support’s growing in Congress for a repealing the Defense of Marriage Act.
Reactions: Prop. 8 at the Supreme Court
Here are a few highlights from Friday's announcement that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear AFER’s case challenging Proposition 8 and the ACLU’s case challenging the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Supreme Court to Hear AFER’s Prop. 8 Case
The moment we have been fighting for has finally arrived. The U.S. Supreme Court just announced that they will hear our federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8.
AFER Gives Thanks
This year, we have much to be thankful for. Gay and lesbian couples will soon be able to get married in three more states. Earlier this year, California's Prop. 8 was ruled unconstitutional by the Ninth Circuit, paving the way for a final decision from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Marriage News Watch: Strikeout #8 for DOMA and More News
Another ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act. A former Prop. 8 supporter releases a new video explaining his change of heart. And polling on marriage in key states remains very close just days out from the election.
Again! DOMA Ruled Unconstitutional.
For the second time, a federal appeals court has ruled that the so-called Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional, saying that the law unfairly treats married gay and lesbian couples differently.
Prop. 8 and DOMA Challenges: What’s the Difference?
The United States Supreme Court now is considering two types of cases that deal with marriage for gay and lesbian couples. AFER explains what they have in common and how they are different.
Video: Prop. 8 Case News, the Latest Polling and More
In this week's episode of Marriage News Watch: Big news coming from the United State Supreme Court on the Prop. 8 case. Plus major advances in some of the other challenges to state and federal bans on the freedom to marry.
Reuters: Newly Married Gay Couples Face Tax Landmines
The so-called “Defense of Marriage Act” created a legal quagmire for legally married gay and lesbian Americans. Reuters delves into one tangible burden: the complexity and disadvantages of filing taxes.
Video: “Defense of Marriage Act” Strikes Out Again & More News
Prop 8 is heading to the Supreme Court, and another judge finds the Defense of Marriage Act to be unconstitutional in this week's Marriage News Watch.