Appeals Court Strikes Down Defense Of Marriage Act, Jewish Groups Hail

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Three Jewish groups welcomed a U.S. court’s decision declaring as unconstitutional the Defense of Marriage Act, which restricts the definition of marriage to that between a man and a woman. In a 2-to-1 decision, the panel ruled in favor of Edith Windsor, an 83-year-old lesbian who argued that the law was discriminatory. Windsor’s suit — […]