Law firm refuses to defend the Defense of Marriage Act

The Takeaway

When Barack Obama announced that the US Justice Department would no longer be defending the Defense of Marriage Act, Republicans hired the law firm King and Spalding. Now, the law firm has announced it will now longer defende DOMA either.


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