Yesterday’s editorial on this blog, “Respect for Marriage Act” only goes half-way, discussed the issues with a movement that relies on legislators’ whims to introduce legislation that works in our favor. A commenter on that article ascertained that we were wrong about the Respect for Marriage Act and its reach, in that it does repeal [...]
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March 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Editorials
March 17th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Editorials
On Wednesday, March 16th, members of both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate introduced bills called the “Respect for Marriage Act” that would allegedly “repeal the Defense of Marriage Act” (“DOMA”). This is the discriminatory law, put into place during the Clinton administration, which bars the federal government from recognizing state-level same-sex marriage [...]