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Interstate Marriage Recognition and the Defense of Marriage Act [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [publisher not identified], 1996.
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Government document
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1 online resource (18 pages) : digital, PDF file
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Subjects:
Constitutional law.
Gays -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Marriage.
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Summary:
Discusses legal principles applied by courts to determine the validity of a marriage contracted in another State, in light of prospect that same-sex marriage may be legalized in Hawaii. Addresses the Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits Federal recognition of same-sex marriage; constitutional issues; and recent Supreme Court decisions on the equal protection rights of gays and lesbians.
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CRS Report.
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed July 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Interstate Marriage Recognition and the Defense of Marriage Act
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