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United States v. Windsor

In 2013, the United States Supreme Court handed down a highly anticipated decision striking down section three of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). United States v. Windsor, 133 S. Ct. 2675 (2013).  This controversial case began when the surviving spouse of a same-sex couple was denied federal tax benefits. Edith Windsor and Thea Spyer, two female New York residents…
February 20, 2014