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Repeal of Doma

DOMA Repeal Ratchets Up the Pressure

James C. Hormel | Posted 01.16.2012 | Gay Voices
James C. Hormel

What today's senators need to know is that voting to ensure that all Americans enjoy the same rights does not require so much courage -- the American people are already ahead of them on these issues. Recent elections made that clear.

Breaking Down the DOMA Repeal Vote: What It Means and Where We Go

Waymon Hudson | Posted 01.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

The actual legislative road forward may be difficult in the immediate future, but there is reason to celebrate the vote and what it means for the shifting political landscape of full marriage equality.

DOMA's Defeat Is Near... But It May Come Too Late for Me and My Spouse

Alan Shayne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Alan Shayne

If the federal government recognized same-sex marriage, when I or my partner died, the other would get health benefits, his partner's social security and a big break on inheritance taxes. But we undoubtedly won't be alive when that happens.

Elise Foley

Democrats Aim For Repeal Of Federal Same-Sex Marriage Ban | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats launched a repeal effort against the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, introducing companion bills in both chambers of Con...

Time to Repeal DOMA

Sen. Arlen Specter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Arlen Specter

Enacted 13 years ago when the idea of same sex marriage was struggling for acceptance, the Defense of Marriage Act is a relic of a more tradition-bound time and culture.