WETZSTEIN: Prop. 8 likely to remain

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Congress also hasn’t shown a willingness to overturn DOMA, but that may now change under the Obama administration and the Democrat-led Congress. “Federal law should not discriminate in any way against gay and lesbian couples, which is precisely what DOMA does,” President Obama said while campaigning.

Since 37 states have their own DOMAs and 30 states have voter-passed amendments outlawing gay marriage, a repeal of DOMA would be both dizzying - and far-reaching.

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Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein covers family and social issues as a national reporter for The Washington Times. She has been a reporter for three decades, working in New York City and Washington, D.C. Since joining The Washington Times in 1985, she has been a features writer, environmental and consumer affairs reporter, and assistant business editor.

Beginning in 1994, Mrs. Wetzstein worked exclusively ...

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