Tag: federal district judge

Lawmakers to file DOMA repeal Wednesday

Federal District Judge Joseph Tauro in Massachusetts has ruled — in two separate cases, no less — that the federal Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. President Barack Obama has said that DOMA is unconstitutional and...

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We don’t all have the luxury of time

The American Foundation for Equal Rights, the organization behind the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8, has asked the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to lift its injunction and allow...

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Updates from California and Hawaii

The California Supreme Court justices announced today that they will be issuing an opinion on whether YesOn8.com, the group that successfully pushed for Proposition 8 amending the state’s constitution to ban same-sex...

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DOJ appeals injunction halting DADT

Advocates warn LGBT servicemembers not to come out until questions are settled From Staff and Wire Reports The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday, Oct. 14 asked a federal district judge to allow the military to continue...

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What now with Prop 8?

Appeals court has stayed Walker’s ruling, but the case has been fasttracked as appeals over standing, merits work through the system DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer  taffet@dallasvoice.com Chris Stoll The three-judge panel of the...

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Dallasite creates local Marriage Equality group

Couple starts Dallas chapter of national group that promotes equality for same-sex couples Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com ENGAGED IN CHANGE | Eric Crawford, right, and his fiance Marcus Watson, pictured here...

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