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Transcript: Supreme Court Arguments On Defense Of Marriage Act

The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard oral arguments in a case challenging the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits federal benefits for and recognition of same-sex marriages.

A PDF of the transcript, as prepared by the court, is available here. In addition, we will add the actual transcript text on this page Wednesday afternoon.

Audio of the arguments also will be posted on this page Wednesday afternoon.


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