Same-sex marriage hearings continue, Supreme Court weighs arguments on Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday concluded two hours of arguments about the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a 1996 law that denies married same-sex couples access to federal benefits, reported Reuters. It is expected in June that the Court will release its decision. On Tuesday, the court heard arguments for and against California’s gay marriage ban Proposition 8.

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