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Topic - Dalton Collins
The federal government has a "powerful interest" in a single, uniform definition of marriage, even if it excludes gay unions that are legal in individual states, the lawyer defending the federal Defense of Marriage Act said Wednesday as the Supreme Court concluded two days of landmark arguments on gay marriage.
But Dalton Collins, a gay rights activist studying law at the University of the District of Columbia, argued that "every American deserves to be treated equally under the law. ... Justice is supposed to be blind."