Montana Family Foundation http://mtpr.org en DOMA decision does not change all that much for MT's gay couples http://mtpr.org/post/doma-decision-does-not-change-all-much-mts-gay-couples <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Montanans are split in their feelings about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA.</span></p><p>The nation’s highest court yesterday threw out a provision denying federal benefits to married gay couples and in a separate decision allowed same-sex marriage to resume in California.</p><p>Both were passed with tight 5 to 4 majorities.</p><p>Montana’s gay rights advocates are applauding the decisions, although they acknowledge it doesn’t mean much here in the state.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:00:21 +0000 Dan Boyce 4522 at http://mtpr.org DOMA decision does not change all that much for MT's gay couples