Gay marriage: U.S. Supreme Court arguments on DOMA

    Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, which bans federal benefits for 130,000 legally married gay couples, including 18,000 couples in California. Follow below as Douglas NeJaime (DN), left, breaks down the arguments.

    To jump directly to their comments, use the links below right, or open the "NOTES" tab.

    Published: March 27, 2013
    Sources: United States Supreme Court
    Credits: Maloy Moore, Ben Welsh
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