The Doctor Who star also praised the Supreme Court's decision to rule the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.
What does DOMA stand for?
DOMA stands for Defense of Marriage Act
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- Domino Object Model (old definition)
- Dose Monitor
- Drawn Over Mandrel (metal-shaping process)
- Drawn Over Metal
- Drinks on Me
- Domestic Icebreaking
- Dominican Republic
- Départements d'Outre Mer - Territoires d'Outre Mer (French: Overseas Departments & Territories)
- Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (Trinidad and Tobago)
- Dragons of Martial Arts
- Dirty Old Men's Association International
- Defence Online Management and Instructional Network (Australia)
- Distributed Operating Multi-Access Interactive Network
- Distributed Open Management Architecture in Networked Systems
- Unstructured Domain Mapping for Distributed Memory Architectures
- Durham Orange Mountain Bike Organization (North Carolina)
- De Ocampo Memorial Colleges
- Declaration of Mutual Confidence (International Organization of Legal Metrology)
Samples in periodicals archive:
While we are disappointed in the Supreme Court's decision to strike down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the court today did not impose the sweeping nationwide redefinition of natural marriage that was sought.
The court also could overturn the Defense of Marriage Act - at least five of the justices, including Justice Anthony Kennedy who usually casts the swing vote, appeared troubled by DOMA at Wednesday's hearing.
In 1996, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was enacted, which currently defines marriage for Federal purposes.
It discusses the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA), the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), federal definitions of family and household, and stereotypes about LGBT individuals.
On July 22, the House voted to limit federal court jurisdiction over questions under the Defense of Marriage Act.
It would strip the federal courts of jurisdiction over challenges to the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DUMA), a federal law passed in 1996 that defines marriage as the union of a man and woman.
The measure, called the Marriage Protection Act, would bar any federal court--including the Supreme Court--from interpreting the applications of the Defense of Marriage Act (CBS News, July 15).