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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart writes a glowing article about LDF's amicus brief in U.S. v. Windsor, the case challenging the Defense of Marriage Act. In that brief, LDF argued that claims brought by gays against the statute that would deny federal benefits to same-sex married partners, should be reviewed by the Supreme Court using heightened judicial scrutiny.