The study also has been cited in gay-marriage cases beyond those taken up by the Supreme Court. The Republican Party platform endorsed DOMA, referencing only Section 2 of the act: "We reject the distortion of [anti-discrimination] laws to cover sexual preference, and we endorse the Defense of Marriage Act to prevent states from being forced to recognize same-sex unions.
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In Junefiling an amicus brief in Golinskitwo former Republican Attorneys General, Edwin Meese and John Ashcroftcalled the DOJ's decision not to defend DOMA Section 3 "an unprecedented and ill-advised departure from over two centuries of Executive Branch practice" and "an extreme and unprecedented deviation from the historical norm".
August 26, On July 8,Tauro issued his rulings in both Gill and Massachusettsgranting summary judgment for the plaintiffs in both cases. Defense of Marriage Act. As Tellez noted in the letter, the Bradley Foundation had already contributed to the planning stage of the New Family Structures Study through a grant given to Witherspoon for a project on marriage and sexual ethics.
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August 18, In that email, Regnerus candidly explained to Goldberg why he believed Witherspoon recruited him to head up the New Family Structures Study — and why he was willing. Retrieved July 16, District Judge Jeffrey White dismissed the suit on procedural grounds but invited Golinski to amend her suit to argue the unconstitutionality of DOMA Section 3,  which she did on April