Pin It
.
Favorites

Appeals Court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act 

In a major victory for gay rights and same-sex activists, the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. DOMA defines marriage as an act between a man and a woman.

In a unanimous ruling a three-judge panel agreed with a decision by a lower court in 2010 that DOMA is unconstitutional,” CNN is reporting. The law, according to the justices, interferes with the state’s rights to define marriage.

Comments


Comments are closed.

More by Tim Louis Macaluso

Browse Listings

Submit an event

This Week's Issue

Cover Story:
Building a better Rochester
read more ...

Tweets @RocCityNews

© 2019 City Newspaper.

Website powered by Foundation.