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Editors: Jason V. Albertson
Book Description:
In 2003, state courts began to address the constitutionality of state statutes limiting marriage to heterosexual couples. Currently, federal law does not recognize same-sex marriages. This book discusses the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which prohibits federal recognition of same-sex marriages; the effect of same-sex marriage on social security benefits and pensions; same-sex adoptions; and examines homosexuals in the U.S. military.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. The Effect of State-Legalized Same-Sex Marriage on Social Security Benefits and Pensions, pp. 1-6
(Laura Haltzel, Patrick Purcell, Specialist in Income Security, Domestic Social Policy Division

Chapter 2. Same-Sex Adoptions, pp. 7-11
(Alison M. Smith, Legislative Attorney

Chapter 3. Same-Sex Marriages: Legal Issues, pp. 13-44
(Alison M. Smith, Legislative Attorney

Chapter 4. Homosexuals and the U.S. Military: Current Issues, pp. 45-90
(David F. Burrelli, Specialist in Military Manpower Policy, and Jody Feder, Legislative Attorney

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      Social Justice, Equality and Empowerment
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 6 x 9
   ISBN: 978-1-61209-607-0
   Status: AV
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