Senate Judiciary Committee Votes 10-8 to Repeal DOMA

Today, the Senate Judiciary committee voted 10-8 to repeal DOMA, the discriminatory federal law that defines marriage as between one man and one woman.  It comes as no surprise that the Republicans opposed the repeal.

There are still not enough votes in the Senate to pass the repeal legislation.   Some 60 votes are needed for passage.

Read:   Senate panel OKs repeal of Defense of Marriage Act

Read:   Senate Judiciary Committee approves DOMA repeal

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