Defense of Marriage’ Ruled Unconstitutional in Response to PA Benefits Case | PW-Philadelphia Weekly (blog) | Randy LoBasso | 1/5/12

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A federal judge has just ruled the DOMA unconstitutional in light of a Pennsylvania case regarding a same-sex partner’s entitlement to death benefits. Pa Judge Darnell Jones II gave the Department of Justice a chance to weigh in on the constitutionality of the Act in October before ruling on the case. The Department responded with a brief upholding the Obama administration’s vow to no longer defend DOMA, deeming it unconstitutional.

For full article see Defense of Marriage’ Ruled Unconstitutional in Response to PA Benefits Case | PW-Philadelphia Weekly (blog)

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