Massachusetts challenge to DOMA

July 15, 2009 at 3:11 pm Leave a comment

This constitutional challenge by the state of Massachusetts, already a frontrunner for same-sex rights in the US, is very interesting and perhaps, the best chance for getting rid of the stupid Defense of Marriage Act that restricts marriage only for hets. In a clever argument, the AG claims that DOMA oversteps by interfering in states’ right to regulate marriage laws. In addition, the suit also questions the the limits of Congress to attach conditions to its funding. Hmmm.


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