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#DOMA Decision a Victory for Equality, Readiness in the Military says @iava

DOMA Decision a Victory for Equality, Readiness in the Military CONTACT: Carlisle Williams (212) 982-9699 or [email protected] IMMEDIATE RELEASE Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/IAVAPressRoom CONTACT: Carlisle Williams, 212-982-9699, [email protected] DOMA Decision a Victory for Equality, Readiness in the Military NEW YORK (June 26, 2013) Today, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) voiced support for the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Just as with the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT), IAVA has advocated for the repeal of DOMA as part of its mission to advocate for the best interests of all of our troops, veterans, and their families. On March 1, 2013, IAVA signed on to an amicus brief in U.S. vs. Windsor, the case reviewing DOMA. Below is a statement from IAVA Chief of Staff Derek Bennett: “This is a histor...

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