Supreme Court

Chief Justice Roberts Says Obama Doesn't Have "Courage of His Convictions" on DOMA

Why is he enforcing it if he thinks it's unconstitutional, the chief justice asked

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The Supreme Court arguments over same-sex marriage Wednesday generated yet another back-and-forth between Chief Justice John Roberts and President Obama's White House.

During a hearing on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, Roberts asked a lawyer why the Obama administration would continue to enforce the law even after asking the Supreme Court to strike it down.