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9th Circuit Judge Rules DOMA Unconstitutional in Federal Employee Benefits Complaint

Posted by Laura Calvo on 5th February 2009

From LA Observed

The Los Angeles Daily Journal will report tomorrow that a ruling by Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutionally denies benefits to gay federal employees’ spouses.

Here is a copy of the ruling by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, In The Matter of Karen Golinski

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