Saturday, August 13, 2011

Nadler Introduces Repeal DOMA

Rep. Jerrold Nadler Introduces a Bill to Repeal DOMA

On March 16, 2011, Rep. Jerry Nadler held a press conference to announce the re-introduction of the Respect for Marriage Act. The legislation, introduced with Reps. Barney Frank, Tammy Baldwin, Jared Polis, David Cicilline, and John Conyers, would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a 1996 law that discriminates against lawfully married gay and lesbian couples.

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