Just another victory on the road of LGBT equality!!
By unanimous vote, a Federal Appeals Court in Boston has found the Defense of Marriage Act, which basically shuns gay marriage, to be completely unconstitutional.
Those who support DOMA insist Congress should adhere to the "traditional" definition of marriage and define the terms necessary for the federal hand-outs that come with it.
But the court ruled that to define marriage "as a union between man and woman" would deprive same-sex couples the same rights granted to heterosexual partners.
And clearly, that's an equality no-no! Discrimination is NOT what America stands for!
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley states: