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Married Couple Bradford Wells and Australian Anthony John Makk Launch Appeal Against DOMA Deportation Case

Earlier this month we reported how our “staunch ally” the Obama administration decided to continue to enforce the discriminatory immigration sections of DOMA . The administration announced that it was denying immigration rights to Bradford Wells & Anthony John Makk. Wells & Makk were legally married in Massachusetts in 2004, but thanks to DOMA their marriage is not federally recognized. Makk, who is a native of Australia, is Wells’ primary care-giver; Wells suffers from AIDS and has been ordered to leave the country.

Today Bradford and Thomas talked with Thomas Roberts and informs them that they have launched an appeal of their case.

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Will Kohler is one of America's best known LGBT historians, He is also a a accredited journalist and the owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced on such notable media venues as BBC News, CNN, MSNBC, The Washington Post, The Daily Wall Street Journal, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story. Back2Stonewall has been recently added to the Library of Congress' LGBTQ+ Studies Web Archive. Mr. Kohler is available for comment, interviews and lectures on LGBT History. Contact: Will@Back2Stonewall.com

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