If You Don’t Know! Morning News & Politics: DOMA Decision Not Expected Until June AND MORE…

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    What’s the hold up! A majority of Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical of the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines marriage for federal purposes as between a man and a woman. Whether the justices believe they have the power to make any decision in this case, however, remained murky. Looks like we won’t know anything until June! [HuffPost]

    In Mexico, hundreds of armed vigilantes took control over the town of Guerrero after a vigilante leader was killed. The “community-police” then arrested local police officers and searched homes. [HuffPost]

    Florida take note! The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted to approve legislation that would repeal the state’s Stand Your Ground law. Stand Your Ground laws are designed to allow a person to shoot a potential attacker if they believe they are in danger and cannot flee. [HuffPost]

    Former Detroit mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick, has been denied a request to be released on bond while he awaits his sentencing. A judge cited Kilpatrick’s criminal record and history of problems adhering to parole conditions as reason, but his lawyer said he is not a flight risk or a danger to the public. [HuffPost]

    You Go Girl! Malala Yousafzia, the 15-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban, just received a $3 million book deal to write about her life and experiences being an activist. “I am Malala” will be published in the fall. [Guardian]

    Oscar Pistorius is on the move again after a judge lifted a bail condition that restricted his travel. The South African Olympian who was charged with murdering his girlfriend was given back his passport and is allowed to travel overseas. [CNN]

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