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Austin R. Nimocks: Mother, country and same-sex marriage?

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The 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, which overwhelmingly passed Congress on a bipartisan basis, is the law that defines marriage for the federal government as the union of one man and one woman. It has now come under fire from legal challenges in the nation's court system. A lesser-known part of DOMA is a provision known as Section 2. This section protects the rights of states to recognize...