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Agencies Move to Comply With Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA


President Barack Obama, while on a trip to Senegal, praised the Supreme Court decision striking down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act, which denied federal benefits to same-sex couples. Heads of several federal agencies welcomed the decision and said they would move quickly to comply. Jeffrey Brown reports.

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