Trending In Our News Feeds – SCOTUS to hear arguments on DOMA. Lawyers will present opening arguments for and against the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) today in a case that will determine whether gay couples can receive the same benefits as straight partners. Edith Windsor first challenged DOMA in 2009 when she was forced to pay over $300,000 following the death of her wife, because the government refused to recognize the couple’s marriage. The AP describes the possible outcomes of the case, and BBC tells you which countries have already legalized gay marriage. Follow PolicyMic’s live coverage of today’s arguments, here.
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