Coakley Asking Supreme Court To Throw Out Defense Of Marriage ActThe law prohibits same-sex couples in states where gay marriage is legal from receiving an array of federal benefits available to heterosexual married couples.
Boston Appeals Court: Defense Of Marriage Act UnconstitutionalThe 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston said the Defense of Marriage Act discriminates against married same-sex couples by denying them federal benefits.
Federal Judges Weigh Arguments For, Against Defense Of Marriage ActThe Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is now in the hands of three federal judges after it went before the First Circuit Federal Court of Appeals in Boston Wednesday.
Judge: Federal gay marriage ban unconstitutional