FEC: U.S. campaign finance laws don't recognize same-sex couples

04/26/2013 | Washington Post, The

Unlike their heterosexual counterparts, married same-sex couples cannot be jointly credited for federal political donations if they give from individual bank accounts, according to a ruling from the Federal Election Commission. Commissioners suggested the question might be revisited soon, a likely reference to the pending Supreme Court case involving the Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits the federal government from recognizing the marriages of same-sex couples.

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