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Obama administration drops defense of DOMA

Well, this week has been (mostly) full of good news on the civil rights front.  First, the Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from Kentucky that would seek to keep displays of the Ten Commandments. Then a court ruled … Continue reading

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Mass. sues US over gay marriage

This is an interesting development.  Massachusetts (one of the few states thus far to legalize same-sex marriage) has sued the federal government over the Defense of Marriage Act, in which Congress defines marriage as only between a man and a … Continue reading

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