Democratic senators who passed DOMA 17 years ago cheer its end; Republicans mostly quiet - NBC Politics
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June 26, 2013 "Congressional desire," the court held in its majority opinion striking down DOMA, "to harm a politically unpopular group cannot justify disparate treatment of that group." In 2013's Congress, Democrats celebrated -- even many of those who had voted ...
Supreme Court DOMA Decision Rules Federal Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
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June 26, 2013 As Kennedy read the majority opinion from the bench, cries were heard in the courtroom when the justice delivered the verdict that DOMA violates the Fifth Amendment. A number of same-sex couples sitting in the audience looked up at the ceiling, while ...
DOMA decision a win for LGBT immigration rights advocates - First Read
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June 26, 2013 Before today's decision, an American was prohibited under DOMA from sponsoring a same-sex foreign national spouse for a green card. Practically, that meant that an American who married someone of the same sex from a different country was unable to ...
Supreme Court strikes down key part of DOMA, dismisses Prop. 8 case - CBS News
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June 26, 2013 "DOMA is unconstitutional as a deprivation of the liberty of the person protected by the Fifth Amendment," Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote for the majority. "The history of DOMA's enactment and its own text demonstrate that interference with the equal ...
The Supreme Court struck down part of DOMA. Here’s what you need to know
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June 26, 2013 The Obama administration has declined to defend DOMA, and so the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group (BLAG), a standing organization in Congress, took over the law's defense at the instruction of House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). The U.S. District Court ...
Same-Sex Married Couples Cheer Over DOMA Demise - ABC News
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June 26, 2013 The 5-4 decision read: "DOMA violates basic due process and equal protection principles applicable to the federal government. Under DOMA same-sex married couples have their lives burdened, by reason of government decree, in visible and public ways.
The Supreme Court Rules on DOMA and Proposition 8 Cases - ABC News
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June 26, 2013 The Supreme Court handed down two rulings today bolstering same-sex marriage by ruling part of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional and allowing a lower court ruling to stand that struck down California's Proposition 8 ballot initiative, which ...
Gay Marriage: Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA, Avoids Prop 8 Ruling - WSJ.com
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June 26, 2013 At the U.S. Supreme Court, a crowd almost entirely comprising same-sex marriage supporters got the news they wanted: DOMA ruled unconstitutional by a vote of 5-4 and and the way cleared for gay marriage in California. WSJ's Neil Hickey reports.
Malware and domain-squatters target Boston Marathon bombing • The Register
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April 17, 2013 The scummier end of the online community has been quick to use Monday's bombing of the Boston Marathon as bait for multiple malware dispersals, plus a spot of old-fashioned online fraud along the way. Within 24 hours of the blasts, the ISC reported ...
Regions.com update: domain renewed, but access remains limited
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April 16, 2013 Today, many web users continue to be directed to Network Solutions' placeholder, despite the fact that Regions has renewed its registration. Domain look-up service Whois.net shows Regions' registration is now set to expire in 2023; yesterday morning ...
Regions: domain issue impacted service, now resolved but outage remains (updated)
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April 15, 2013 "Today our customers experienced problems accessing regions.com due to a domain name issue," said Evelyn Mitchell, a member of Regions' corporate communications team. "We've resolved the issue and access to our web site, including online banking, ...
Regions Bank website down, domain not renewed? (updated)
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April 15, 2013 A series of tweets read: "We apologize if you're having trouble accessing regions.com this morning. We are experiencing an intermittent network issue impacting some customers' ability to access the site. If you've downloaded the Regions Mobile banking ...
Game of Thrones Watch: Freedom’s Just Another Word
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April 1, 2013 The first time I watched my review copy of “Valar Dohaeris” through, I was struck by the lengths it went to update us on what seemed like every storyline and setting in Game of Thrones. There was, if I'm not missing anything: the Night's Watch beyond ...
Chicago lawyer offers domain name to new pope, gratis - chicagotribune.com
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March 16, 2013 A Chicago lawyer says he bought the domain name popefrancis.com as a lark in 2010 and plans to give it to the Roman Catholic Church for free now that the new pope has chosen the name Francis. Chris Connors, 39, said he had hoped a pope in his lifetime ...
Pope Francis domain name - chicagotribune.com
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March 15, 2013 Chris Connors, 39, says he had hoped a pope in his lifetime would choose the name Francis, after Italian St. Francis of Assisi, who lived a simple life in service to the poor. But just as several cardinals, including Chicago's Francis George, expressed ...
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