The constitutional challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) of 1996 has prompted President Obama to stop the deportation of spouses of legally married same-sex couples. This law suite fights the definition of marriage considered to be between a man and a woman. If found unconstitutional, same-sex couples who are married would be granted equal protection under the law. It is expected for this freeze to be in affect until the Supreme Court makes a decision.
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