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Archbishop of New York Warns Obama of Consequences of DOMA Repeal

Timothy Dolan, Catholic Archbishop of New York, wrote a strong letter to President Obama. He stated that "recent actions" taken by the Administration "escalate the threat to marriage." He then urged the President to perpetuate the discriminate against gay and … Continue reading

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Effort to Repeal DOMA in Congress Gains Bipartisan Support

Early on Friday morning, it was announced that the legislative effort in Congress to repeal the discriminatory and unconstitutional Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is now a bipartisan affair. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) became the first Republican cosponsor of the … Continue reading

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Enforcing but Not Defending DOMA

The decision by the House leadership to hire (expensive) outside counsel to defend DOMA brings back some questions about the Obama administration's position. (One reason I'm a bad blogger is that it takes me time to think through what often … Continue reading

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Web Site Owner Who Previously Posted Personal Information Lacks Standing To Challenge “.us” Doma

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Second Parent Adoption, DOMA, and Genetic Child

This case presents important questions about the ways in which a child’s “parents” are defined and legally constituted, and how the parent/child relationship can be protected in a transient, cross-border society. Answers implicate assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) and an out-dated… … Continue reading

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