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Thursday, June 27, 2013

DOMA held unconstitutional by the Supreme Court

In a 5-4 decision (United States v. Windsor) the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as being unconstitutional as it violated the equal protection clause of the Fifth Amendment.

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