[JURIST] US President Barack Obama [official website] on Saturday told gay rights activists that he would continue to fight for the repeal [text] of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) [text; JURIST news archive]. During a speech given at the 15th annual dinner hosted by equal rights group Human Rights Campaign (HRC) [advocacy website], Obama told the audience that DOMA "runs counter to the Constitution, and it’s time for it to end once and for all," and that his administration…

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