Mass. challenges federal DOMA

With a filing in U.S. District Court in Boston, Massachusetts becomes the first state to challenge the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as the union of a man and a woman.  School of Law Professor Linda McClain, an authority on family law and gay rights, can discuss the legal ramifications.

Contact Linda McClain, 617-358-4635, lmcclain@bu.edu

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