[JURIST] Lawyers for the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group notified the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] on Friday that they plan to appeal the ruling earlier this week in the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) [text; JURIST news archive] is unconstitutional [JURIST report]. House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy [official websites] of the advisory group are...

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