Defense of Marriage Act

President Obama

Obama’s statement on court’s gay marriage ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama issued the following statement Wednesday in response to the Supreme Court’s finding that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional: ___ I applaud the Supreme Court’s decision to strike […]

06/26/2013

Money-101-Sound-Bite

Tax info for same-sex couples

How could today’s Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Proposition 8 influence your taxes if you are part of a same-sex couple? Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Agoura Hills CPA David Flamer.

06/26/2013

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Gay rights supporters erupt in cheers over ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chanting “DOMA is Dead,” supporters of same-sex marriage burst into cheers Wednesday at news of the Supreme Court’s decision invalidating part of a law denying gay marriage partners the same federal benefits […]

06/26/2013

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Gay marriage at high court: How a case can fizzle

WASHINGTON (AP) — A discussion by Supreme Court justices about walking away from a case challenging California’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage offers a rare glimpse at the court’s opaque internal workings.

03/28/2013

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High court skeptical of federal marriage law

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major gay rights case, the Supreme Court indicated Wednesday it could strike down the law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits that go to other married people.

03/27/2013

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High court hears case on federal benefits for gays

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the second of back-to-back gay marriage cases, the Supreme Court turned Wednesday to a constitutional challenge to the law that prevents legally married gays from collecting federal benefits generally available to straight married couples.

03/27/2013

People wait in line outside US Supreme Court, Washington, DC (AP Photo)

Court grounds packed on first day of marriage case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Flag-waving and sign-carrying supporters and opponents of gay marriage staked out their own pieces of sidewalk Tuesday as they massed outside the Supreme Court for the first of two days of arguments in cases involving gay marriage.

03/26/2013

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Wide range of potential outcomes on gay marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court can choose from a wide array of outcomes in ruling on California’s Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage and the federal Defense of Marriage Act. The federal law is known by the shorthand DOMA.

03/23/2013

12-year-old’s letter to Chief Justice Roberts

Most 12-year-old kids might spend their free time watching TV or hanging out with friends. But not Daniel Martinez-Leffew. Daniel was adopted by gay dads and has sent a video to Justice John Roberts urging marriage equality.

03/22/2013

Supreme Court Justices

Big push to support gay marriage at high court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prominent Republicans, retired military leaders and U.S. businesses are among the factions ready to ask the Supreme Court to support marriage equality in two cases up for argument next month.

02/26/2013

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