Comments for: Protection for gays: Court rejects key part of Defense of Marriage Act

Posted Oct. 18, 2012, at 7:18 p.m.

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court in New York struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act on Thursday and became the first to rule that gays and lesbians are a minority group deserving of special protection from discrimination under the Constitution. The judges of the 2nd Circuit Court …

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  • Anonymous

    We would be better off if those Judges were declared  ‘dumb’, and their verdict vacated by the people.

    • Anonymous

      Like Tonto to the Lone Ranger, “What you mean ‘we’ “?  Speak for yourself and good luck with your futile (and illegal, non constitutional) proposition.

    • Anonymous

      A staunch Republican and Republican appointee wrote the opinion. Look past your disdain and realize this is bad law. 

  • Anonymous

    Wise decision.  DOMA is doomed.

  • Anonymous

    They didn’t rule how I wanted “ACTIVIST JUDGES”!
    Please vote yes on 1!

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