Just days after same-sex marriage became legal in New York, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is taking steps to shield the new law from potential federal intrusion.

Mr. Schneiderman yesterday announced that he has asked a U.S. court for permission to submit an amicus curiae brief supporting a lawsuit targeting the federal Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA.

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