The Defense of Marriage Act: Is This Thing Unconstitutional Or Not?

The First Circuit Court of Appeals in Homostan, Massachusetts struck down the Defense of Marriage Act yesterday, the first federal court to do so, though other challenges are being considered by the Ninth Circuit in California. 

The decision led to a flurry of articles along the lines of “Gay marriage ban declared unconstitutional” and so forth, in which PoliticOlogy was more than complicit, mostly because we here knew what an awful jobs report was on the way and wanted to bask in some good news first. So it’s worth stopping now and asking just what the First Circuit decided about DOMA, the scope of its decision, and law’s likely fate once it reaches the Supreme Court, which it definitely will… Read more.

Like this article? Click to follow Evan McMurry on Ology or to join PoliticOlogy

Follow: Evan McMurry @evanmcmurry  |  PoliticOlogy @OlogyPolitics

Advertisements
Tagged , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: