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Defense of Marriage Act

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Proponents, SF City Attorney Prepare Supreme Court Arguments

Supporters of California’s ban on same-sex marriage have filed their first briefs with U.S. Supreme Court ahead of the hearing on Proposition 8 set for March.

01/23/2013

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Tackle ‘Discriminatory’ Tax Code For Same-Sex Spouses

A San Francisco Supervisor is trying to eliminate what he called a discriminatory tax burden for same-sex spouses and domestic partners of city workers.

11/22/2012

Same-sex marriage supporters outside the California Supreme Court building in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Likely To Decide On Possible Prop. 8 Hearing Next Month

The U.S. Supreme Court indicated Monday that it is likely to decide in late November whether to review the case of Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage.

10/29/2012

Lesbian Wedding

Pelosi Applauds Court Ruling That Defense Of Marriage Act Is Unconstitutional

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) applauded a federal appeals court ruling Thursday declaring that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.

05/31/2012

Same-sex marriage supporters outside the California Supreme Court building in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Defense Of Marriage Act’ Provision Struck Down By Oakland Federal Judge

A federal judge ruled in Oakland that the state’s public-employee pension system must make long-term care insurance equally available to same-sex spouses and partners.

05/25/2012

Same-sex couple Richard Yoder (R) and William Rackin (L) of New York exchange vows during their wedding ceremony October 15, 2008 at City Hall in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Republican Lawmakers To Appeal DOMA Ruling By SF Federal Judge

A Republican-led House of Representatives group announced Friday it will appeal a decision in which a federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday struck down the U.S. Defense of Marriage Act.

02/24/2012

Same-sex couple Molly McKay (R) and Davina Kotulski (L) after they staged a sit-in protest when same-sex couples were denied marriage licenses from the San Francisco county clerk in February, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feinstein Leads Senate’s Symbolic Repeal Effort Of Defense Of Marriage Act

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to repeal a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman, but the legislation – sponsored by Sen. Diane Feinstein – lacks vote for passage in either the House or the full Senate.

11/10/2011

(CBS)

San Francisco Lawsuit Questions Discrimination Against Gays

Lawyers for a U.S. House of Representatives’ group say in a court filing in San Francisco that gays and lesbians are not entitled to heightened legal protection against discrimination.

10/15/2011

Same-sex couple Richard Yoder (R) and William Rackin (L) of New York exchange vows during their wedding ceremony October 15, 2008 at City Hall in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Prop. 8 Backers Dismiss Obama Stand On DOMA

Lawyers for sponsors of California’s gay marriage ban said Monday the Obama administration’s refusal to defend a federal law prohibiting government recognition of same-sex marriages has no bearing on the state law.

CBS San Francisco–03/07/2011

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco. (Jewel Samad/Getty Images)

Defense Of Marriage Act Takes New Turn

House Speaker John Boehner said he plans to fight to uphold the Defense of Marriage Act

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/06/2011

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