Defense of Marriage Act

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  • ** FILE ** Thomas Rabe (right) places a wedding ring on Robert Coffman's finger during a marriage ceremony at City Hall in Baltimore on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Both sides await as high court prepares gay marriage rulings

    The U.S. Supreme Court will speak on gay marriage Wednesday morning, and from coast to coast, advocates, pastors and legal groups are preparing to answer back.

  • **FILE** President Barack Obama (Associated Press)

    Obama gets out of way of gay marriage

    The Obama administration announced Wednesday that it had withdrawn its legal support for the federal Defense of Marriage Act, stating that the law is unconstitutional and therefore the administration is under no obligation to defend it.

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