Defense of Marriage Act http://kmuw.org en Kansas Legislator Plans To Take Action Against Gay Marriage http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-legislator-plans-take-action-against-gay-marriage <p>As Kansas supporters of gay marriage celebrated two U.S. Supreme Court rulings Wednesday, Republican Congressman Tim Huelskamp said he would take action.<br><br>The Supreme Court struck down a provision of a federal law that denies federal benefits to married gay couples. It also cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California.<br><br>Many Kansas residents celebrated at the rainbow-colored "Equality House" in Topeka. Leaders of the Planting Peace organization there unfurled a large banner from the roof of the house that said, "Bye, Bye DOMA."<br> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 11:17:20 +0000 Associated Press 19515 at http://kmuw.org Past and Present: DOMA and Equal Protection http://kmuw.org/post/past-and-present-doma-and-equal-protection <p></p><p></p><p>In June, the U.S. Supreme Court will issue its decision in <em>United States v. Windsor</em>, the case addressing the constitutionality of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA. Wed, 29 May 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Robin Henry 17934 at http://kmuw.org Past and Present: DOMA and Equal Protection