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NRO Columnist: Attorney General Holder's Position on Utah is "Lawless"

 

Writing in National Review Online last Friday, legal expert and columnist Ed Whelan slammed the U.S. Attorney General for taking "lawless action" in regard to the situation in Utah:

Holder wrongly invokes the Court’s anti-DOMA decision in Windsor v. United States to justify his action. But Windsor requires that the federal government treat as marriages those same-sex relationships that a state recognizes as marriages. It doesn’t call for the federal government to treat as marriages those same-sex relationships that the state in which the marriage supposedly took place does not recognize as marriages.

Read the rest here.