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Aledo Times Record - Aledo, IL
Supreme Court seems likely to strike down federal Defense of Marriage Act
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By Pat Cunningham
March 27, 2013 5:20 p.m.



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Lyle Denniston of SCOTUSblog has the story HERE:

If the Supreme Court can find its way through a dense procedural thicket, and confront the constitutionality of the federal law that defined marriage as limited to a man and a woman, that law may be gone, after a seventeen-year existence.  That was the overriding impression after just under two hours of argument Wednesday on the fate of the Defense of Marriage Act.

That would happen, it appeared, primarily because Justice Anthony M. Kennedy seemed persuaded that the federal law intruded too deeply into the power of the states to regulate marriage, and that the ...

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