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The ABA was amongst nearly 176 amicus briefs submitted in respect to Proposition 8 and DOMA. The ABA called DOMA “sweeping in its breadth and devastating in its effect.” “Section 3 is without precedent in federal law,” wrote ABA President Laurel Bellows. “Never before has the federal government adopted a definition of marriage that applies across the board to every federal statute and regulation and that excludes a class of people who are legally married under the laws of their States. …
This entry was posted on Mon Mar 25 17:40:00 CDT 2013 and filed under Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and News.