Yesterday the Supreme Court heard arguments on Prop 8, and today, the high court will shift its attention to gay rights. The Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, is on the docket today.
It was signed into law by President Clinton in 1996 and bars legally-married same-sex couples from receiving tax benefits. It also prevents gays and lesbians from sponsoring their spouses for green cards.
Above all though, Kyle Cheney, healthcare reporter for POLITICO, says DOMA is all about health insurance.