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In looming federalism fight, three states say feds can’t ‘unmarry’ gay couples

By The Christian Science Monitor
Saturday, September 8, 2012 18:26 EDT
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In looming federalism fight, three states say feds can't 'unmarry' gay couples

Three states where members of the clergy and justices of the peace today marry gay couples argued on Friday that it’s a violation of states’ rights for the federal government to then “unmarry” those people under the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). In an amicus brief to a New York case…


 
 
 
 
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