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Tony Perkins, the president of the Family Research Council, says he wrote the Republican National Committee’s marriage plank for the RNC platform.
DOMA, the Defense of Marriage Act, has yet again been declared unconstitutional by a federal court, marking seven federal courts ruling the 1996 law unconstitutional.
Edie Windsor, having won in federal district court, is now petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on her case that has already found DOMA to be unconstitutional.
The NY Times in an editorial encourages the Supreme Court to strike down the “noxious law” known as DOMA, which six federal courts have ruled is unconstitutional.
132 Democrats in the House of Representatives signed an amicus brief stating DOMA is unconstitutional. But 60 House Democrats and all Republicans refused to sign.
President Obama’s Department of Justice quietly, on the eve of the Fourth of July holiday, asked the Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality of DOMA.
John Boehner has directed the House’s outside counsel to request the Supreme Court rule the Defense of Marriage Act is constitutional, after losing all four cases.
DOMA has again been ruled unconstitutional, this time in the case of Edie Windsor, who was fighting a $353,053 tax bill she received because her wife had died.
Barney Frank, commenting on today’s federal court ruling that again finds DOMA unconstitutional, suggests the Supreme Court should “add its support.”
President Barack Obama told Barbara Walters and the ladies of “The View” that “Congress is clearly on notice” that he wants the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) repealed.
President Barack Obama called for the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Monday evening at a fundraiser headlined by the popular singer Ricky Martin.
Speaker of the House John Boehner has directed the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group (BLAG) to appeal Wednesday’s federal court ruling that found DOMA unconstitutional.
Yet another federal court has ruled DOMA, the Defense of Marriage Act, is unconstitutional, and thanks to John Boehner, your tax dollars were spent defending DOMA.
The Obama administration has now decided it will no longer defend in court a law that bans same-sex couples from receiving military and veterans benefits.
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