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US court to examine gay marriage ban

BENEFITS:The US Supreme Court will also rule on whether Congress can deprive legally married gay couples of benefits available to heterosexual couples

AP, WASHINGTON

There is no dispute that if Windsor had been married to a man, her estate tax bill would have been US$0.

The 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York agreed with a district judge that the provision of DOMA deprived Windsor of the constitutional guarantee of equal protection.

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