The Executive Branch WILL Continue Enforcing DOMA, Just Will Not DEFEND It In Court

Get ready for the deceptive meme to come flying your way that the Obama administration is abnegating its responsibilities to enforce law by not enforcing the Defense of Marriage Act. The administration will continue to enforce the unconscionable law, it will only not defend it from legal challenges in court. Others, starting with the House [Read More...]

U.S. District Judge Rules DOMA Unconstitutional

A just outcome, but I am not sure how I feel about appealing to states’ rights to define marriage for themselves, which could inevitably be used as a justification for individual states to deny gays’  rights to marriage.  The case is about equal rights, not states rights, and should have been settled as such: A [Read More...]

The President’s Speech On LGBT Issues Yesterday

In case you missed it, here’s a link to the video and one to the transcript. Dan Savage isn’t blown away: my first impression after a quick read is that Obama wants credit for all the great stuff he’s asked Congress to do for gay and lesbian Americans—and he’s only asked Congress to do this [Read More...]


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