Friday, February 22, 2013

Obama administration urges Supreme Court to overturn Defense of Marriage Act; here's the brief

Chris Geidner of Buzzfeed Politics reports that the Obama administration urged the Supreme Court to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act's prohibition on recognition of same-sex couples' marriages in a Friday filing, arguing that laws that target gay people should face heightened scrutiny by courts reviewing them.
     If SCOTUS can't bring itself to do that, the administration has two other arguments...

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