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Scotusblog "Tuesday round-up,” J Buzzfeed "Federal Judge Says DOMA Ruling Changes Private Companies' Retirement Plans,” J Twin Cities Daily Planet "Same-sex and the next DOMA battle,” July 3 2013 The National Journal "DOMA Isn't Dead Yet,”. Witnesses testified for and against legislation that would the the 1996 law signed by President Clinton… read more Witnesses testified for and against legislation that would the the 1996 law signed by President Clinton that bars federal recognition same-sex s Proponents the Respect for focused on the numerous benefits denied to legally-married same-sex spouses focused on the issues religious liberty child welfare and the potential imp on state. So although progress was made when the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 the law last month more steps must be taken if Obama wishes to uphold his promise for a "complete ” DOMA We rate this promise In the Works Sources:U.S Supreme Court United States v Windsor J Washington Post "Supreme Court strikes down key part ” J Scotusblog "Tuesday round-up,”. Sen Dianne Feinstein D-Calif a senior member the Judiciary Committee announced Wednesday that she will introduce legislation to the federal (DOMA) which defines as being solely between a man and a woman This move comes on the heels a decision by the Obama Administration to abandon it's the constitutionality DOMA a 1990's measure that outlaws the federal recognition same-sex s "My own belief is that when two people love each other and enter the contr the Federal government should honor that I opposed the in 1996 It was the wrong law then; it is the wrong law now; and it should be ed," the California lawmaker said in an e-mailed press statement. By Trish Turner

Support independent f-checking In a world wild talk and fake news help us stand up for. As a result Obergefell v Hodges same-sex couples now have the right to marry in every state and consequently every state must recognize lawful same-sex s performed in other states With the help the Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v Hodges Obama's promise for a "complete " DOMA has been upheld We now rate this a Promise Kept Sources:U.S Supreme Court Obergefell v Hodges J The White House, Statement by the President on the Supreme Court Ruling on.

By Angie Drobnic Holan on Thursday February 24th 2011 at 3:28 p.m By Caroline Houck on Friday August 2nd 2013 at 2:16 p.m Last month gay rights advocates celebrated a major victory as the Supreme Court struck down a key provision the a 1996 law that defined federal as a union between one man and one woman With the 5-4 decision same-sex couples who are legally married in their state or in the District Columbia now qualify for the myriad federal tax Social Security immigration and other benefits heterosexual married couples already receive As we've previously reported President Obama's administration chose not to defend DOMA against the challenge leaving that task to House Republicans. * Not available in all packages and areas Please cont your provider if you don't see C-SPAN on your channel lineup."); } else { $(' l-finder').html(""); $(' l-finder div').append("Channel Finder"); $(' l-finder div').append("Your Provider Does Not Carry C-SPAN"); $(' l-finder div').append("Request C-SPAN"); $(' l-finder div').append("C-SPAN is carried by these providers: By Keely Herring on Monday June 29th 2015 at 4:38 p.m On J gay rights advocates celebrated a landmark victory as the U.S Supreme Court ruled that same-sex is a constitutional right The ruling also had implications for the or DOMA a 1996 law that defined federal as a union between one man and one woman The Supreme Court struck down key parts the law in 2013 In our previous update though we rated Obama's promise In The Works because Section 2 DOMA which allowed states to not recognize same-sex s performed in other states still stood following the decision However the 5-4 decision in the most recent court ruling Obergefell v Hodges overrides this remaining provision. • In June 2010 the White House released a memorandum requiring executive agencies to extend benefits to same-sex domestic partners federal employees The benefits include family assistance services hardship transfers as well as relocation expenses Obama noted that these benefits are in addition to the benefits that the fice Personnel Management and the State Department had already extended to same-sex partners. Telephone lines were open for comments from viewers who supported or opposed same-sex Earlier in the day the… Ap Same-Sex Political strategists and University California students talked about same-sex Topics included… Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos. Rep Lamar Smith R-Tex chairman the Judiciary Committee accused the Obama Administration politicizing the Justice Department adding "The Justice Department has a responsibility to defend the laws passed by Congress regardless the personal political views the President or the Attorney General The Obama Administration's decision not to defend the is irresponsible There is no rule that requires the Justice Department to apply a higher standard pro in these cases." "It's disappointing that the Obama Administration continues to place politics above the will the American people,". Sources: The Human Rights Campaign 2010 Post Election Analysis Thomas To the and ensure respect for State regulation accessed Nov 4 2010 E-mail interview with Michael Cole spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign E-mail interview with Inga Sarda-Sorensen communications director National Gay and Lesbian. Will support " () the and en legislation that would ensure that the 1,100+ federal legal rights and benefits currently provided on the basis marital status are extended to same-sex couples in civil unions and other legally-recognized unions." Sources: Obama letter to the LGBT (lesbians gays bisexuals transexuals) community Subjects: Gays and Lesbians By J.B Wogan on Monday September 17th 2012 at 5:15 p.m By Angie Drobnic Holan on Thursday November 4th 2010 at 5:33 p.m Meanwhile Republicans decried the Administration's decision "It's increasingly obvious this President cares little about the Constitution but cares deeply about pandering to liberal interest groups Traditional is the foundation America's culture and the President's refusal to defend undermines our nation's strength," said one Obama's chief Sen Jim DeMint R-SC "The is the law the land and the President's administration hasn't challenged its constitutionality for two years It's only in the run-up to reelection that he's suddenly changed his mind If the President is seriously concerned about unconstitutional laws he should abandon his the health care bill." 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Sources:thomas To the and ensure respect for State regulation accessed Oct 2 2009 Human Rights Campaign Respect for F Sheet accessed Oct 6 2009 Associated Press Backers gay want to federal law S Obama is silent on By Angie Drobnic Holan on Monday June 15th 2009 at 6:37 p.m • Obama called for the DOMA in his remarks at the Human Rights Campaign Dinner on He again stressed that the law must be ed in a Presidential Proclamation for Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month issued on • In April 2010 Obama issued a memorandum directing the Department Health and Human Services to create a rule mandating that all hospitals that receive Medicare and Medicaid funding must grant visitation privileges to gay and lesbian partners those who are in the hospital "In the absence gay people being able to legally marry in most jurisdictions this is a step to rectify a gross inequity" said David Smith the Human Rights Campaign a gay rights group. By Angie Drobnic Holan on Friday October 9th 2009 at 10:47 a.m *this transcript was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning. Obama's decision not to defend the law followed a number executive ions Obama took during his first term to expand federal benefits for same-sex couples However another significant part DOMA still stands — Section 2 the law creates an exemption to the Constitution's "full faith and credit clause” allowing states to not recognize same-sex s performed in other states United States v Windsor didn't address this point Federal judges in Ohio and Pennsylvania have already used the Windsor decision to order the state and a private employer respectively to recognize same-sex s performed elsewhere But until Congress s Section 2 or the Supreme Court rules it unconstitutional states can continue to deny spousal benefits to same-sex couples married elsewhere.

Your privacy is important to us We have updated our privacy policy to better explain how we use data on this site Read. By Lukas Pleva on Thursday June 24th 2010 at 2:04 p.m Back in October 2009 we reported on the status President Barack Obama's promise to support the the (DOMA) The signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1996 says that states do not have to recognize same-sex s performed in other states and that the federal government does not recognize same-sex At the time we rated the promise Stalled since although legislation had been introduced in Congress to the law the White House had not voiced support for the bill Since then several key developments have. Sources: U.S Department Justice Letter from the Attorney General to Congress on Litigation Involving the The White House Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney The White House Press Briefing by Press Secretary Robert. Democratic Senate Judiciary Committee members spoke to reporters about their approval a Respect for … February 8 2012 Open Phones Telephone lines were open for comments on a question related to the Ninth Circuit Court Appeals' ruling on California’s… This material may not be published broadcast rewritten or redistributed ©2018 FOX News Network LLC All rights reserved All market data delayed 20 minutes.