Employers Ask Supreme Court To Find DOMA Unconstitutional

Law360, New York (February 27, 2013, 5:07 PM EST) -- Google Inc., Facebook Inc., Starbucks Corp. and a slew of other businesses told the nation's highest court Wednesday that the federal Defense of Marriage Act forces them to affirm discrimination, saddles them with compliance burdens and strains their relationships with employees.

A group of 278 amici — including big-name corporations and more than 40 law firms — filed a brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to find DOMA unconstitutional, and backing Edith Schlain Windsor, who filed a suit in 2010 challenging the law and seeking a...
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