DOMA Section 3 Held Unconstitutional

Major pair of decisions in Massachusetts by Judge Joseph L. Tauro (appointed by Nixon, no less): Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional because it denies gay couples equal protection of the laws without a rational basis.

Full text of the decisions: Gill, Commonwealth.

See Adam B's post at Daily Kos for the cliff notes.

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One Response to DOMA Section 3 Held Unconstitutional

  1. jeff says:

    Wow, that opinion is a tour de force. The government just got pwned.

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