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One response to “SLDN challenges use of DOMA against gay service members”

  1. Ned Flaherty

    DOMA denies 1,138 federal benefits to all same-sex couples, and cuts compensation of military personnel up to 40% ($250,000 over a career), including 275 active/reserve duty benefits and 93 veteran benefits.

    It is the most discriminatory law on the books, and was enacted solely because one group of people decided to hurt, stigmatize, and disenfranchise another group of people.

    DOMA has already been found unconstitutional by the Executive branch and is no longer being defended there, and it will be repealed by the Legislative branch, and/or overturned by the Judicial branch.

    In the meantime, most presidential candidates are vowing to continue this bigotry.

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