Defense Of Marriage Act

Civil Rights 50 Years Later: The Day DOMA Was DefeatedOver two weeks, WCBS 880′s Wayne Cabot is taking a look at the law and its impact on the decades that follow.
Gay Couples Celebrate Joint Filings On Eve Of Tax Deadline When the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act last summer, it paved the way for gay couples to filed their taxes as married.
Christie Administration Asks N.J. Supreme Court To Take Appeal On Gay MarriageA judge ruled Friday that the state must allow gay couples to wed starting Oct. 21. But Gov. Chris Christie plans to appeal the ruling.
N.J. Judge: Same-Sex Couples Must Be Allowed To MarryIn a summary judgment issued Friday, Judge Mary Jacobson says now that the federal government recognizes gay marriages, not doing so in New Jersey would violate the state constitution.
NJ Legal Hearing To Test Federal Gay Marriage RulingThe hearing brings the spotlight on gay marriage back to New Jersey, where the legal battle over the issue has been waged since 2002 - before any state recognized same-sex marriage.
State To Provide Refunds For Estate Taxes Paid By Same-Sex SpousesThe State of New York said Tuesday that it will give same-sex spouses refunds for estate taxes they were forced to pay because federal law didn't recognize gay marriage.
2 Million Turn Out For Annual New York Gay Pride ParadeThrongs of marchers hoisting signs and rainbow flags made their way down Fifth Avenue, West 8th Street and Christopher Street Sunday for New York City's Gay Pride March.
DOMA Suit Plaintiff Windsor To Serve As Pride March MarshalEdith Windsor, the plaintiff who filed the lawsuit that led to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act this week, will be among the grand marshals for this year’s New York City Gay Pride parade.
New Push On For Gay Marriage In New JerseyOn the steps of the steps of the Statehouse in Trenton, Garden State Equality's Troy Stevenson said Thursday that the time is now for gay marriage in New Jersey.
Crowds Rally In NYC To Celebrate High Court's Ruling On DOMA Crowds rallied in the West Village Wednesday, celebrating the Supreme Court's decision Wednesday striking down a provision of a federal law that denied federal benefits to gay married couples.
Christie Says He'd Veto Same-Sex Marriage Bill A Second TimeNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday that he would veto a same-sex marriage bill again.
Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA Provision, Dismisses Prop. 8 CaseThe Supreme Court has issued a pair of significant but incomplete victories for supporters of gay marriage.
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