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Appeals Court Covering Vt. Rules DOMA Unconstitutional
Thursday, 10/18/12
A federal appeals court that covers Vermont, New York and Connecticut says the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.
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Vermont Joins States In Challenging Anti-Gay Marriage Law
Saturday, 09/08/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Vermont is joining with New York and Connecticut in filing a brief urging a federal court to strike down the law that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell says the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, denies same-sex couples of a wide range of federal benefits.
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After Facing Deportation, Same-Sex Couple Gets Temporary Reprieve
Monday, 06/11/12
A bi-national same-sex couple in Dummerston has been given a reprieve on the deportation of one spouse, but advocates say it's only a temporary victory.
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Court: Heart Of Gay Marriage Law Unconstitutional
Thursday, 05/31/12
A federal appeals court Thursday declared that the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutionally denies federal benefits to married gay couples, a groundbreaking ruling all but certain to wind up before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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In Dummerston, Town Leaders Support Couple Facing Deportation
Monday, 02/27/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Local officials in Dummerston are showing support for a lesbian couple currently involved in a deportation dispute.
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Mid-Summer Garden Show
Friday, 07/22/11
By Jane Lindholm
Peony problems, compost conundrums, and dandelion dilemmas? Garden expert Charlie Nardozzi joins us live to answer your questions.
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Leahy says federal government should recognize same-sex marriage
Monday, 07/13/09
By Ross Sneyd
Senator Patrick Leahy says the federal government should recognize same-sex marriages and repeal a law that prohibits such recognition. Leahy voted for the law 16 years ago. But as VPR's Ross Sneyd reports, he says he wouldn't do the same today.
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