On June 26th, Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano released a simple statement on the Supreme Court Ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). She stated, “I applaud today’s Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor holding that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. This discriminatory law denied thousands of legally married same-sex couples many important federal benefits, including immigration benefits.” To read the complete Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Press Release follow the link below.
Source of Information:
dhs.gov, (6/26/13), Press Release Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on the Supreme Court Ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act