Month: September 2017

Fear, Courage, & Edith Windsor

On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defined marriage as a union between one man and woman, was unconstitutional. The United States v. Windsor decision meant that legally married same-sex couples were entitled to the same federal benefits as their married heterosexual counterparts. The plaintiff in that case was…

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