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By John McAfee
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Susan Murray
Senate and House Democrats urged their colleagues at a Wednesday hearing to support a bill that would repeal the federal law defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman, so federal benefits and rights can flow to gay couples who are legally married under a state law.
Vermont lawyer Susan Murray said she and her wife recently paid $792 in higher taxes because they cannot file as a married couple.