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A federal appeals court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.
Vermont has asked an appeals court to rule that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.
doma ruled unconstitutional appeals court

A gay pride and an American flag hang from a shoulder bag during a demonstration. On May 31, 2012, a federal appeals court in Boston ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman, was unconstitutional because it denied same-sex couples federal benefits, even if they were married in states where gay marriage is legal.

Justin Sullivan