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Boehner Says House Won’t Appeal Bankruptcy DOMA Case

By Zack Ford on June 16, 2011 at 4:30 pm

"Boehner Says House Won’t Appeal Bankruptcy DOMA Case"

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House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) will not appeal a decision last week by a federal bankruptcy court that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. A spokesman for Boehner said that it would be prohibitively expensive to defend DOMA in every case, and the Speaker is not concerned that a case about bankruptcy would ever make it to the Supreme Court.

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