The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was invalidated by the US Supreme Court on June 26, 2013. The Court ruled that the defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional because it violates the due process and equal protection principles of the Fifth Amendment. Employers will experience the effects of this ruling in a range of contexts, including benefits and payroll administration.

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Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Repealed

Oct 3, 2013

The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was invalidated by the US Supreme Court on June 26, 2013. The Court ruled that the defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional because it violates the due process and equal protection principles of the Fifth Amendment. Employers will experience the effects of this ruling in a range of contexts, including benefits and payroll administration.

Read more about the repeal of DOMA »