[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] announced [press release] Wednesday that it will no longer enforce a federal law that denies same-sex spouses veterans benefits. In a letter [text, PDF], Attorney General Eric Holder [official profile] informed Congress that the DOJ will not enforce the provision of Title 38 defining a spouse as a person of the opposite sex, because it is identical to Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act [text, PDF] that was struck...

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