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We also encouraged the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to file a case since DOMA made the marriage certificates issued to same sex couples something lesser than the marriage certificates issued to others.
I conclude that the equal-protection ruling against DOMA Lochnerizes--as would equal-protection rulings against traditional state marriage laws--even if we embrace several scholars' proposals for expanding equal protection jurisprudence.
In those cases, evolving public opinion toward marriage equality and advocate campaigns factored heavily; for the court rulings, connecting the dots leads back to DOMA.
Perry, involved the legality of Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage, in California; although this case did not involve DOMA, it did concern same-sex marriage.
behind the inaction of DOMA and the history of same-sex marriage.
In Windsor, the government refused to defend DOMA, so the Court should have simply entered a consent order directing the government to pay.
Another retroactivity issue is: What are we going to do about qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs) that were crafted with the assumption that DOMA was "the law of the land?
Doma said that subscriber growth was driven by gains in Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Before DOMA was struck down, same-sex couples in states where marriage was legal could file jointly a state income tax return, but had to file singly on the federal return.
Enacted in 1996, years before any state recognized same-sex marriage, DOMA expressed centuries of shared understanding of marriage by defining it for federal purposes as the union of one man and one woman.
The couple were among about 200 people who gathered Wednesday evening at downtown Eugene's Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza to celebrate the ruling that gives gay married couples full federal recognition, striking down a key part of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, known as DOMA.