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‘Marriage Is A Magic Word’ Edie Windsor Says After Supreme Court DOMA Hearing

by David Badash on March 27, 2013

in Marriage,News,Politics

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Today, in a press conference after the Supreme Court DOMA hearing, lead plaintiff Edie Windsor told reporters “marriage is a magic word.” Windsor sued the federal government over DOMA — the Defense of Marriage Act of 1996 that bans the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages — after the IRS charged her $363,000 in estate taxes that she would not have had to pay had her legally-marriage spouse been a man.

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